Hit the Road: Road Trips in Texas, New Mexico and Southwest Colorado
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Hit the Road: Road Trips in Texas, New Mexico and Southwest Colorado

For a segment on San Antonio Living on News 4 San Antonio I shared some of my favorite road trips in Texas, New Mexico and Southwest Colorado. Click HERE to view the segment. Hill Country Day Trip or Weekend Getaway Concan – Head to the canyon country section of the Texas Hill Country. Concan is … Continue reading

Ghost Ranch, Ancient Ruins and Arches: 3 Days In Northwest New Mexico
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Ghost Ranch, Ancient Ruins and Arches: 3 Days In Northwest New Mexico

Day 1: Denver to Abiquiu On the way to New Mexico, I turned off of I-25 and took the scenic route. It’s about a 5.5 hour drive from Denver to Abiquiu, a small town northwest of Santa Fe. On the drive, I passed through San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado. It was established in … Continue reading

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Hiking to Chimney Rock at Ghost Ranch

Ghost Ranch is simply stunning with tan to red rock formations of mainly soft disintegrating sandstone and gypsum. I could easily see why artist Georgia O’Keeffe spent so many hours painting the landscape. While staying at Ghost Ranch for a night, I had to get in a hike. So off I went on the Chimney … Continue reading

Hiking Spicewood Springs in Colorado Bend State Park
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Hiking Spicewood Springs in Colorado Bend State Park

About two hours northwest of Austin, Texas, is a remote wilderness.  Colorado Bend State Park is 5,328 acres and filled with trails and caves.  The most visited spot in the park is Gorman Falls, a 70-foot spring fed waterfall over travertine formations. The day I visited I wanted solitude decided to explore a lesser known … Continue reading

Skinning into to Backcountry
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Skinning into to Backcountry

As someone who basically learned to downhill ski as an adult, I’ve found venturing into the backcountry intimidating.  I have tons of friends and cousins who are super comfortable traversing all sorts of terrain outside of ski resorts, but honestly I’ve thought of it as a “no go” zone for me, which is odd considering … Continue reading