My home, the Arkansas River Valley in Central Colorado, is a pretty incredible place. For one, it has the highest concentration of fourteeners in all of Colorado—twelve to be exact. Just imagine a valley flanked by towering, snow-capped peaks. The Arkansas River, often considered to have the country’s best whitewater, rips from one end of... Continue Reading →
One hundred years ago, large ranches and open space filled Colorado's landscapes. The Centennial state was the land immortalized in song, with purple mountains majesty. While Colorado is still famous for its gorgeous forests and wilderness areas, expanding ski resorts and a growing population have led to the parceling of large ranches, making the cinema-worthy... Continue Reading →
Another travel website launched. Another Colorado city for which I've become an expert. Seriously, ask me anything about Leadville--where to bike with kids, why the Ice Palace was built, what to do when it's too cold to play outside--and I'll have the answer. Still, I'm as grateful as ever to have had the opportunity to... Continue Reading →
Check out this awesome new website about the Royal Gorge Region. I wrote a large amount of the copy, which details the region's history and recreational, cultural, and paleontological opportunities. There's so much to do in Fremont County, and now there's a resource that helps navigate it all. http://www.RoyalGorgeRegion.com I'm blessed to have opportunities to... Continue Reading →
Check it out. I have two articles in the BV Visitor Guide. What a great opportunity to tell everyone why BV is so special!
Those that know me, know my love of all things Colorado—even these crazy late April snowstorms, or what I like to call, second winter. I’ve spent years traveling the state, exploring hard to reach wilderness areas, playing on snow, in water, and among towering mountain ranges, and more recently, learning about the multitude of kid-friendly... Continue Reading →
Could the power of Ganesh be real? I may have doubted the spirituality of India’s many gods, but perhaps its most famous has some worth to him after all. The God of safe travels was not with us Saturday, but he now seems to have made his presence known. Prior to our trip my sister... Continue Reading →
Before you step out you know a test is waiting for you. You just hope it never finds you. We weren’t so lucky. However, hard tests prove that you are stronger than you think. Here’s what we are dealing with now… We left Buena Vista yesterday morning to officially start our trip. Two hours of... Continue Reading →