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 4 – Telluride Via Ferrata and Bridal Veil Falls

The fourth day of our southern Colorado trip was also our seventh wedding anniversary. Hubby and I have tried to make it a point to do an adventurous activity on or near our wedding anniversary date every year and we … 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

Crested Butte camping and Comet Neowise

You might be sick of hearing about our weekly camping trips by now, but guess what… I’m not even halfway through all the trips we did this past summer/fall! Buckle up! Truthfully, I want to skip ahead to our exciting, … Continue reading

Backpacking on Hawaii’s Muliwai Trail

On the fifth day of our Big Island trip, we could finally do our much-anticipated backpacking trip from Waipi’o Valley to Waimanu Valley on the Muliwai Trail! I feel guilty admitting that after we booked our Hawaii trip in April, … Continue reading

Backpacking to South Colony Lakes

Back in late September, hubby and I took our first backpacking trip together. The weekend forecast was calling for several hours of rain starting Saturday afternoon, and even snow, in most of the higher elevations throughout Colorado. Worried that this … Continue reading