Why We Love Camping

In mid-October, we decided to get one more camping trip in the books (our 12th of the year!) before we put our camping gear in hibernation for the season. Although the trees in our own yard had not received the … Continue reading

Leaf Peeping Camping: Ouray and Silverton

Peak fall color in Colorado varies every year. Sometimes it’s mid-September and sometimes it’s late September. After venturing out for our camping trip to Leadville the weekend prior to this one (the last weekend of September), we found out we … Continue reading

A fire drill while camping near Aspen

After our week-long southern Colorado vacation, we took some time off from outdoor adventuring… but only five work days (ha!!) because we were coming to the start of leaf peeping season, and although the first weekend of September is usually … Continue reading

So. CO Trip Day 3 – Taking the scenic route from Crested Butte to Telluride

On the third day of our southern Colorado trip, we could have easily slept in and checked out as late as we wanted from our tent hotel on the Paradise Divide, but we also had an incredible itinerary ahead of … Continue reading

Jones Pass and Lone Lick Lakes camping

During the summer of 2020, since Pie and I were working from home and no longer had to spend an hour commuting home after a long day, it started to became the norm for us to nonchalantly decide Friday afternoon … Continue reading

Jeeping Cinnamon Pass (again), Ophir Pass, and Imogene Pass

After our Utah trip the weekend prior, we couldn’t wait to get back to the mountains and woodsy terrain of Colorado for the upcoming, extended Fourth of July weekend. Little did we know how much we would miss the quiet … Continue reading