Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge & Frisco
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Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge & Frisco

My friend Melissa and I have a fall foliage tradition.  For several years now, we’ve gone leaf peeping in and around Breckenridge, Colorado, on or close to September 18th.  Fall colors usually peak in Breckenridge around that date.  This year the leaves peaked earlier than normal because of the hot and dry conditions.  While they … 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

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

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 with sticks for hair….and he’s about 15-feet tall! I’d seen the social media buzz about this troll and when I stayed with my friends Kristen and Brad … 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