Category Archive: Colorado

WPC: Serenity

To me – serenity means being close to nature, unplugged, solo and on the move.  Enjoy!

Savoring the Good Stuff – Wedding Bell to Paradox Valley

I woke with mixed emotions. On one hand, after today my body could take a rest, a shower was in my near future and I would have access to a fresh salad. On… Continue reading

Jack Rabbits & Epic Views – Dry Creek Basin to Wedding Bell Mtn

With day three of our adventure a complete success – we set off on our forth day with zing in our legs and with high expectations of fun. We weren’t disappointed! Part of… Continue reading

Sweeping Downhills (finally!) – Black Mesa to Dry Creek

By the third day of our mountain bike trip across the Colorado plateau – we were headed into sunnier skies and had finally got into the rhythm of the days.  Days 1 & 2… Continue reading

Black Bear encounters – Bolam Pass to Black Mesa

On Day 2 on our Colorado hut to hut mountain bike trip I was thrilled to see that we’d descend more then climb. Now that we had lessons from the Day 1, we… Continue reading

Granny gears, rain & altitude: DMR to Bolam Pass

Sometimes you just need a reality check to get your ass in line. That was the first day of hut to hut mountain biking across the San Juan mountains. We were underprepared in… Continue reading

WPC: Zigzaging through Colorado

Last week, myself and a few friends mountain biked across the Colorado plateau. And like the Weekly Photo Challenge – we did plenty of zigzags!  With the amount of switchbacks that we did…… Continue reading

Pre-trip jitters

I’m starting to think that I’ve bitten off more than I can chew. (Funny, you’d think I’d have learned from past experience.) I’ve been training and planning for our hut-to-hut trip across the… Continue reading

Gear Check…

Before the whirlwind of the work week, I thought I’d take some time out to do a quick gear check for the upcoming trip and see what I was missing. All in all,… Continue reading

Printed books, broken thumbs and solar power

There’s always a certain amount of preparation when I’m about to go on vacation. Mental packing lists, organizing pet sitting and then the mad rush to make sure balls don’t get dropped while I’m away from… Continue reading