Kilimanjaro Feasibility Weekend

Suman and I have decided that  2020 will be the year that we hike Kilimanjaro To determine if we can actually accomplish this great feat, we had decided to do a couple hikes at altitude in one weekend. Based on work, sick dogs and more… we only accomplished 1 hike, but we had fun. This…

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Hiking and Camping in the National Grasslands

Pawnee Buttes – i found a page about this place in a book about best places to camp in Colorado. It was east, we never go east to camp, so figured why not try this place out. I had originally gotten a campground reserved here 3 years ago in june. As we all know the…

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Camping in Rocky Mountain National Park

Spent a wonderful weekend with the hubby at Rocky Mountain National Park! I traded a work trip on sunday for more of friday to play! We were able to hit the road by 10, 10:30 am! We arrived in Estes in time for lunch! Enjoy a great meal, a great temp, and a great view!…

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Boulder Lake Hike

Annual camping trip to cow creek south on green mountain reseviour! I needed a new hike for the group. I found this one – boulder lake hike. The info i had indicated a 800 foot elevation gain a 500 foot elevation loss. Sounds not too bad right? They lie. Even pro-trails was just so-so on…

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Devil’s Head Fire Lookout

  Length: We ended up at 3.34 with some of the zin offshoot Difficulty: It’s definitely up and you’ll be sweating, but it’s only 1.5 to the top, you can do it!. Time: we did it in about and hour and a half with some stops to check out the top, snacks at the zinn off…

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Mt Flora

I’ve had this hike on my to-do list for years! The main worry was about it being too hot with very little shade. Finally I convinced some friends that this would be a great hike! Length: My GPS said 7, book says 6.3 Difficulty: Heck it’s hard! All up, you start at 10k feet and are…

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