Hiking with Your Dog – Gear You Need & What to Know on the Trail
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Hiking with Your Dog – Gear You Need & What to Know on the Trail

You just got a puppy and want to take it hiking, but don’t know what to do?  That’s exactly where my friend Stephanie Gerry and her fiancé Aaron were until she asked me.  Steph also happens to be a reporter for Studio 512 on KXAN in Austin, Texas, so we turned “prepping your pup for the trail” … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Nobletts
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Snowshoeing Nobletts

In the past few days it has dumped snow in the mountains of Utah.  While staying with my friends Pam and Earl, we decided to hit the trail when the clouds cleared.  So after yoga and brunch, off we went to get in a short afternoon snowshoe. Our pick for a snowshoe – Nobletts Trail … Continue reading

5 Fall Hiking & Road Trip Gems in Utah
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5 Fall Hiking & Road Trip Gems in Utah

Fall is a great time of year to explore Utah’s desert and canyon landscapes.  Here are a few of my favorite lesser known areas and trails to explore in the state that I shared on ABC 4 Utah 4pm newscast. WORLD’S LONGEST ART GALLERY: Nine Mile Canyon is remote, but worth the effort.  It’s in … Continue reading

Caye Caulker’s Colorful Sky
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Caye Caulker’s Colorful Sky

Since I live in the mountains, any chance I get to see a sunrise or sunset over the ocean, I’m down for the magical moment, even if it means getting up by 5:30am as I did while staying on Caye Caulker with G Adventures in Belize. The first night’s sunset was magical.  Maybe it had … Continue reading

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