Hiking Mount Bierstadt in the Mount Evans Wilderness, Colorado

One of the best hikes of the year, Mount Bierstadt is pretty imposing, and also a relatively popular hike. I assume it's potentially a little easier without snow, but, a rather large late September storm blew threw and dumped between 6 inches and 18 inches of snow from the base to the summit.

First Powder Day of the Season at Brighton Resort, Utah

There's some snow in Utah! Actually, quite a bit of snow! While the valley still looks like fall for the most part, driving 30 to 40 minutes up the canyon will get you into an early winter.

Spending One Week in the White River National Forest, Colorado

Colorado is ColoRADo! I went to Colorado for a weeklong adventure and was able to hit many trails around the beautiful National Forests from Vail to Loveland and Breckenridge. It was such a fantastic time! The colors were firing all week long, and I even got some snow at the end of my stay. Winter … Continue reading Spending One Week in the White River National Forest, Colorado

Hiking Mt Wolverine, Patsy Marley, and Mt Tuscarora in Utah

elevation change and is rated as hard. This trail ascends and descends through the mountains dividing Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Summiting Sugarloaf Peak in the Wasatch Mountains, Utah

The Beta There's a couple way to go this mountain. There's the popular route, which I will explain, as well as the way I decided to take. You can also cut down on this hike by parking at Albion Basin, which I will explain in the 'Need To Know" section later on. For now, let's … Continue reading Summiting Sugarloaf Peak in the Wasatch Mountains, Utah