Category Archives: hiking

Hikes Around Evergreen

This beautiful view is found just a few miles up from my house on the way to Evergreen Mountain.  This is my new friend and hiking partner Katie (the wife of our realtor).I packed a thermos of hot tea to … Continue reading

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Fourth of July – If You Can’t Be With the Ones You Love, Love the Ones You’re With!

Not a bad place to house 21 people!  

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Exploring Wild Wyoming

Prepping for camping was tough but half the fun!  I just loved to start thinking about being out there days before our road trip began, cooking in our new cast iron pot and skillet out in Wyoming’s wilderness on our … Continue reading

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Point Lobos

After breakfast in Carmel we headed to Point Lobos.  Point Lobos is a beautiful state park found in between Carmel and Big Sur. We trekked the entirety of it along the coastline witnessing many sea otters, sea lions, and seals sunning and … Continue reading

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Neder Nederland

You’ll find a treasure if you stay there… A breathtaking drive on the way to the trail head    The trail to Crater Lakes – James Peak Wilderness Follow Crater Lakes Trail as it climbs steeply for a mile and crosses the narrow … Continue reading

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Where the Red Fern Grows

Return to Natural Falls State Park Spotted Jewelweed-  This flower is also known as Touch-me-not because of its unusual method of seed dispersal.  When the seed pods become ripe, the slightest touch or swift breeze triggers a pop that sends the seeds up to … Continue reading

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Rim Trail

This trail was a nice short hike up and just the right distance for a trail run, about 4 miles up and back down with no heavy foot traffic on a beautiful weekend.  It was attractively located just near the … Continue reading

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Trail to Johnston Canyon Falls-Banff

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Many Glacier Lodge

Another beautiful mountain lodge, equals another day of pure bliss in Glacier National Park.

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Saint Mary River and Falls

We went on this trail to find the most incredible falls I have ever seen. This was deep into the Going-to-the-Sun Road and absolutely breathtaking to see. There was a chance we might run into a bear or two, and … Continue reading

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