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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
I was planning a short backpacking trip for the weekend after Thanksgiving when I realized that the annual “Catch the Glow” Christmas parade was scheduled for that Friday, and the 4th of July fireworks that were postponed due to high … Continue reading
Last Sunday the kids and I took a day hike up to Black Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. The hike is about 8.5 miles round trip from the Glacier Gorge trail head. It is an out-and-back trail, not a … Continue reading
Before I had children, I spent my weekends kayaking and camping in the Colorado Rockies. During that time, I never once had a leech bite, saw a leech, or was even warned about leeches in our rivers and lakes. But … Continue reading
Our big trip for the last week of the summer this year was a 48-mile, 5-day trek through Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). For this trip we had three adults and two boys (9 and 10). We left the younger … Continue reading