Traveling

How to Entertain Yourself on a Solo Road Trip

How to Entertain Yourself on a Solo Road Trip

In preparation for a 24 hour long road trip spanning over 1600 miles, I looked at at least 20 blogs and websites, looking for ideas for entertaining oneself on a solo trip. I was disappointed to find none of them had any tips I liked. […]

How to Find a Hike Anywhere

How to Find a Hike Anywhere

If you’re like me, you love finding hikes while you travel. Sometimes it’s frustrating to see so many opportunities for hiking but to not know where to look for an actual trail. Finding a hike can be difficult, especially finding the right one. The more obvious […]

Skiing on the Continental Divide

Skiing on the Continental Divide

A day of skiing involves overcoming a fear of heights on ski lifts, eating warm meals at the valley base and blacking out from the altitude. Loveland ski area lies atop the continental divide a little over 50 miles west of Denver, Colorado. Covering 1,800 skiable […]

Seven Keys to a Western Road Trip

Seven Keys to a Western Road Trip

With Christmas coming closer, my family decided to meet me in Colorado for a ski vacation, and drive home together. As I drove to meet them, I realized road trips hold a plethora of picturesque scenes. Red rocks, snow capped  mountains, and steep canyons fill […]

Reaching the Highest Point in Every State

Reaching the Highest Point in Every State

He looked at the storm gathering over his head and back to his ice axe. Nearby, climbers hurried downhill as lightning sparked out of their own axes. He continued upward. James Despain made a goal 15 years ago of travelling to the highest point in […]