camping

Colorado Glamping: Never Summer North Park Yurts

May 26, 2016
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This post is sponsored by Fishpeople Seafood Company. Thoughts, opinions, adventures are my own!

Y’all know I love the backcountry yurts in the Never Summer Nordic system and I’ve written about them many times. But did you know that this same yurt system ALSO has drive-up yurts that are awesome for Colorado glamping?!

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skiing

Backcountry Skiing for Beginners: Part 1

May 16, 2016
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Disclaimer: I am not a certified backcountry guide nor am I an expert on backcountry skiing or snow. Backcountry skiing is inherently dangerous and you should choose to proceed at your own risk.

It all began in December, 2012 when Will and I celebrated our first Christmas together. As a ridiculously generous Christmas present, he gifted me my very first backcountry ski setup: skis, bindings, boots and skins. Neither of us realized it at the time, but it was the beginning of our love for backcountry skiing.

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Backcountry Skiing an Abandoned Resort: Geneva Basin

May 10, 2016
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In many places, the onset of spring means the end of ski season. But one of my favorite things about Colorado is that it’s the exact opposite! With our sketchy snowpack {easily the most volatile in the country}, spring brings safer snow conditions in the high country. What does that mean for Will and me? All the backcountry skiing adventures!

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travel

When Sea Urchins Attack

May 5, 2016
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This post is sponsored by MedEx from UnitedHealthcare Global. All thoughts, opinions, and sea urchin stories are my own.

In honor of #ThrowbackThursday, I’m going to tell you a story full of pain, swearing, and a whole lot of hobbling around. So sit back, grab a drink, and let’s talk sea urchins.

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