#JustAnOutdoorGal: Erin Fitzgerald

December 7, 2016

Welcome to our December #JustAnOutdoorGal! We can’t believe the new year is coming up – we’re so excited to say farewell to 2016 with a conversation with Erin Fitzgerald. By combining public work and her love for running and the outdoors, Erin has been able to manifest her passions in a unique way.

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The 2016 Outdoor Gear Giveaway

December 5, 2016

It’s become a bit of a site tradition for me to host a holiday giveaway, and this year is no different. But I like to shake it up and  I figured 2016 was the year to GO BIG. And trust me y’all: when I say BIG, I mean BIG. One person is going to walk away with over $1300 in outdoor gear and apparel!

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48 Hours in Paris

November 28, 2016

I love Paris. J’adore Paris.

The first time I visited was in 2002 as a young, impressionable foreign exchange student living in Spain. One of my classmates and I decided to head to Paris for a long weekend to meet up with another one of my friends who was living in France. Fortunately, she spoke French because I was at a loss all weekend with my extensive Spanish but little-to-no French conversational skills. But you know what? It didn’t matter. I fell in love with the vibrant city and have been fortunate enough to return multiple times since then.

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November 15, 2016

I wasn’t going to write anything. We’re all sick of politics and even more sick of the vitriolic hate being spewed on the internet every single minute of every single hour. No, no more of that. Instead, I just let this site stay quiet over the past week as I attempted to cope with the actuality of last Tuesday’s election.

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Western Rise: A Colorado Company Steeped in Tradition

November 7, 2016

This post is sponsored by Western Rise. Thoughts, opinions are my own.

Kelly and Will Watters didn’t come to Colorado to found a new outdoor apparel brand. They came to Colorado to chase the fish. The came to nab untracked lines of powder. They came to breathe in the fresh Colorado mountain air that one can only find above 13k feet. But as they say, a single ski season turned into two, and then four. Next thing they both knew, Colorado was home.

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