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The Craziest Backpacking Trip Ever

It started around midnight when we heard of flooding in Elk Meadows on my husband’s fire department radio. A couple of hours later he was out the door to help with sandbagging. By 5:30 am we received a phone call … Continue reading

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Sky Pond

Summer is almost over, and we did not fit in much hiking. We did one backpacking trip in the Rawah Wilderness early in the summer, but I forgot to take my camera! It was a short 2-day trip, but long … Continue reading

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Indian Brave

Yesterday my son asked me if I believe we come back in another life after we die. I dodged the question, explaining that some people believe it and others don’t. It’s a part of some religions and cultures. But he … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

We finally got some snow Tuesday night! It’s about time! At about 10 pm, we got an automated phone call telling us there would be no school Wednesday. So the kids and I had a good old fashioned snow day, … Continue reading

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Liebster Blog Nominees

Last week Kat who writes Travel.Garden.Eat nominated Backpacking Kids as a Liebster Blog. I didn’t know what “liebster” meant at the time, but I have since learned that it comes from a German word meaning “dearest.” I know there are … Continue reading

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It’s a Major Award!

To my surprise, Kat who writes Travel.Garden.Eat and includes absolutely fabulous pictures in her posts, has nominated Backpacking Kids as a Liebster Blog. I’m not exactly sure what “Liebster” means, but I am honored that Kat finds my effort so … Continue reading

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Boo!

Halloween in Estes Park, CO is different from anywhere else I have lived. Instead of going door-to-door, the town shuts down the main street and the kids go shop-to-shop to trick or treat. The coolest part is that all the … Continue reading

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