Torrey Pines State Reserve: La Jolla, CA

In the celebration of our 5th wedding anniversary this year, we placed an emphasis on our commitment to being healthy and fit together. Living in Colorado and sharing our posts with friends and family has helped motivate us to stay in shape and continue to push ourselves further. On the weekend of May 29th, we headed to sunny San Diego to

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Mt. Bierstadt: A photo essay

Perhaps it was a our desire to breathe some fresh mountain air that brought us back to Mount Bierstadt this late September Sunday. Or maybe it filled a longing to see some of the early signs of fall in the form of brown and gold crackling under our feet. Undeniably, we couldn’t withhold the unfaltering

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Mills Lake and Black Lake: RMNP

Distance: 10.6 miles (out and back and exploration) Elevation Gain: 2,367 ft (total gain)   Max Elevation: 11,007 ft  Min. Elevation: 9,224 ft The map on the left is our route from TH to Black Lake. The map on the right shows our route past Black Lake and displays relative locations of Green Lake and Frozen Lake with respect to the waterfall and

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Sky Pond and more: RMNP

Distance: 9.73 miles (out and back) Elevation Gain: 2,405 ft (total gain) Max Elevation: 11,926 ft Min. Elevation: 9,212 ft Last summer we enjoyed a nice, long hike that led us to stops at Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, Lake Haiyaha, The Loch, Timberline Falls, Alberta Falls, and Bear Lake, all spectacular highlights showcasing the many wonders of

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