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Fall Hike 21 September 2017

After a wonderful hiking “season” this summer, my world-class hiking partner, Elaine, and I decided we needed to continue as best we can over the winter. We settled on a once-a-month outing to either hike, snowshoe or ride. We were … Continue reading

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Bluebird Lake 2 August 2017

As we wind down our hiking season with school starting soon, we hit the long trail to Bluebird Lake in RMNP. Round trip, this hike is about thirteen miles and filled with waterfalls, roaring rivers and loud burbling creeks, wildflowers … Continue reading

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Mountain Lakes 3 July 2017

Hiking to mountain lakes is such a pleasure. While the trail may be steep or snow-covered in spots, fatigue seems to slide off when the lake comes into view. We don’t always hike to spots like this, but the trail … Continue reading

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Fleet Feet 26 June 2017

Last week we hiked to Finch Lake up in the Wild Basin entrance to RMNP. Heading up the trail at 7 a.m., it was cool and beautiful. The first part of the trail goes up through tall pines and around … Continue reading

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Hiking Season 19 June 2017

According to the United States Forest Service, it was at the end of the 20th century that hiking became recognized as a form of recreation. This makes sense because we were still a largely rural population before then, so most … Continue reading

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Hiking 2 August 2016

I find God’s presence in the outdoors a balm to my sometimes bruised spirit. I can leave that box in His care and find respite in a strenuous trail with a good friend. And while I’m writing this before the … Continue reading

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The Salted Nut Roll Fairy 29 July 2016

For the second summer in-a-row, my friend Elaine and I have started the summer with a hiking goal ┬áin mind. It’s pretty simple: get together one day a week and hike, with an ultimate hike at summer’s end before school … Continue reading

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