Hike a Mountain Stairmaster in Frisco
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Hike a Mountain Stairmaster in Frisco

When you’re in Frisco, Colorado, the peak looming overhead is Mount Royal.  It’s a mountain version of a “stairmaster.”  This hike is a quick butt kick since you gain almost 1,400 feet in two miles, with the bulk of the elevation gain in just over a mile.  In other words….it’s straight up.  It’s one of … Continue reading

First Fall Colors in Colorado
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First Fall Colors in Colorado

Boreas Pass near Breckenridge is usually one of the first places in Colorado, and the country, for the aspens to start putting on their vivid display of autumnal hues.  Normally, the golden aspens peaks around September 18-20 in that area. My friend Kristen and I took her Jeep out for a ride up Boreas Pass … Continue reading

See a Troll in Breckenridge
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See a Troll in Breckenridge

**Update June 2019 – Isak Heartstone Troll will have a new home this summer.  Read blog: Breckenridge Troll has a New Home for where to see him.** I went trolling in Breckenridge this week.  Really, I saw a troll.  In the East Wellington subdivision of Breckenridge, Colorado, there’s a giant troll made of trashed lumber … Continue reading

3 of My Favorite Road Trip Destinations Less Than 2 Hours From Denver
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3 of My Favorite Road Trip Destinations Less Than 2 Hours From Denver

I shared three of my favorite Colorado summer and fall destinations with Kathie J and Chris Grundy (who was filling in for Chris Parente) on the Everyday Show on Fox 31 Denver.  Here’s more information if you want to travel to three of my favorite Colorado road trip places.  All three of the spots are … Continue reading

A Zen Morning on Trout Lake
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A Zen Morning on Trout Lake

While at Telluride Yoga Festival, I got a chance to do something I love – paddle boarding.  It was early Saturday morning when our group met Bob at Bootdoctors in Mountain Village.  We loaded up and headed to what I think is one of the most picturesque lakes in Colorado.  Our group of five drove … Continue reading