Heeeeere’s Johnny!

I think every Coloradoan should spend at least one weekend in Estes Park and check out the Stanley Hotel, which served as an inspiration (though not the setting) for Stephen King’s ‘The Shining’. Even without staying at the hotel, you can park in town and walk over to the hotel for an hour long tour. … More Heeeeere’s Johnny!

Playing the Tourist

  Ok, I’ll say this right now, I don’t generally like playing the tourist when visiting national parks and monuments, I’d much rather be hiking up the mountain or dropping down to the bottom of the canyon rather than looking at it from a viewpoint that I drove to. HOWEVER, exceptions do get made. I … More Playing the Tourist

Summer Backpack

Sometimes there’s nothing better than when a buddy calls you up Friday morning and says, ‘hey, pack your stuff – we’re backpacking this weekend’. A few of us answered the call, and showed up Friday afternoon at the trailhead for Beartrack Lakes, in Mt. Evans Wilderness. The trail comes in from the backside of Mt. … More Summer Backpack


I’ve spent the past 10 months reading up on FKTs through this site [FKT ProBoards] I’ve also learned a lot about what is expected from the FKT community to meet the burden of proof. I have a few attempts planned this summer starting with the Colorado Trail (unsupported) on July 9th and in order to … More ANNOUNCEMENT