Escape

Escape

Need to relax? Go outside.  Need to clear your mind? Go outside.  Need to be inspired? Go outside.  Nature is putting on the most incredible show every hour of every day and we don’t stop nearly enough to appreciate it.  Our truck camper has afforded us the...
Road Trippin’ Day 6: A long road to nowhere

Road Trippin’ Day 6: A long road to nowhere

You can bury your face in a map for as long as you like but until you set out to see all those little dotted lines with your own eyes, you never really know what you’re going to get.  Could be a total bust, could be unbelievably cool.  Well, spending the prior...
Road Trippin’ Day 5: Is it the 90’s?

Road Trippin’ Day 5: Is it the 90’s?

On day five of our road trip we woke up to rain which got our morning off to a quick start given the road we were on could easily become difficult to travel if muddy.  By 9am we were on our way to Meeker to restock a few supplies and return e-mail and voice-mails. ...
Road Trippin’ Days 3 & 4: Seeking Solitude

Road Trippin’ Days 3 & 4: Seeking Solitude

My journal entry from Day 3 of our road trip: We arrived at the perfect camp site at 4:13pm after a leisurely 4 hour drive thru the Flat Tops and over Dunckley Pass.  Shortly after taking in the new paradise we had just found it occurred to me that no one I know,...
Road Trippin’ Day 2: The Devil’s Causeway

Road Trippin’ Day 2: The Devil’s Causeway

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, the Devil’s Causeway is where it’s at.  Since our first attempt to hike it in July (we got rained out…and slightly lost too), I’ve been psyching myself out in an attempt to find the nerve to cross...
Road Trippin’ Day 1: Chasing Fall

Road Trippin’ Day 1: Chasing Fall

Over the last seven days we explored a little less than 500 miles of Colorado’s back roads.  Starting in Routt National Forest along the edge of the Flat Tops Wilderness area to White River National Forest, the Grand Hogback and Colorado River we traversed roads...