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!
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
Starting again tomorrow morning. All of the links from the previous post should work but just in case for real time tracking CLICK HERE
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
After a brief hiatus, I’m back to posting updates of my trips. You can read about the experiences, check out the photos, and maybe even utilize the details for your own adventures. Thanks for staying tuned.
How do you visit a National Park on their busiest day of the year? You go to the most remote corner of an out of the way park that you can find! I worked on the van all week, and by the holiday weekend it was ready to go on the road, and ferry my … More National Parks Hack