Mountain Vibes: Herman Lake Hike

Mountain Vibes: Herman Lake Hike

Last week we hiked to Herman Lake via Herman Gulch just off I-70 south of Loveland.  This is definitely one of my new favorite hikes!  3.25 miles through dense forest, alpine meadows, ultimately ending at Herman Lake, an insanely picturesque alpine lake at...
Mountain Vibes: Hiking Loveland Pass

Mountain Vibes: Hiking Loveland Pass

Above treeline is one of my favorite places to be.  There’s something profoundly humbling about standing on top of a mountain.  As you look around, you can’t help but respect the fact that everything around you has been here much, much longer than you have...
Mountain Vibes: Mayflower Gulch Hike

Mountain Vibes: Mayflower Gulch Hike

Last week we got to treat Mark’s family from Iowa to some of our favorite hikes.  We’re loving the fact that our nieces and nephews are now old enough to play in the mountains with us when they come visit.  Tuesday was a picture-perfect day for a 5 miles...
Featured on She-Explores.com

Featured on She-Explores.com

For those of you that don’t know, Mark & I spend our slow season (November-May) bouncing back and forth between our home here in the mountains and traveling the open road in our truck camper.  We savor any opportunity we can get to explore the vast American...
The Pickens Family

The Pickens Family

Say hello to the cutest five month old in Summit County!  Our friends Benji & Jess welcomed Riley in to the world in April and in September we did our first official photo session together.  I’m not very good when it comes to giving gifts but I absolutely...