New Year’s Day Hike at Flatirons Vista Trail in Boulder

This past New Year’s Day we succeeded in finding, and hiking, a great, “new-to-us” trail called Flatirons Vista. After three years living in Boulder, it’s difficult to find new trails to hike that offer something different for everyone, but Flatiron Vista delivered a nice change, and we even managed to get the boys to come […]

Fall Colors in Brainard Lake Recreation Area

Juiskie and I went to Brainard Lake Recreation Area recently to drink in the fall colors of the Rocky Mountains. Brainard Lake is about a 45 minute drive from Boulder, set in the Indian Peaks Wilderness, and at about 10,000 feet of elevation. We last visited in March for some awesome snowshoeing. This visit started […]

Cub Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Another awesome hike, awesome lake, awesome place, awesome thing of some awe. Did we ever mention that we love Rocky Mountain National Park? There’s not a bad hike in the whole park, and just the average view is better than any view you’ll see elsewhere. The $60 annual pass we buy every year is totally […]