Can you spot Layla? This weekend is our first anniversary (of being married... it's like our 8th of being together)! We are super excited to be heading to Telluride to celebrate this weekend and we finally get to stay in the OPUS hut!! But today, we are rewinding all the way back to last year … Continue reading Our Yurt Mini-moon: Never Summer Yurts
Last weekend, Andrew was at the world's longest bachelor party (4 days), so I did what a wife does in that situation - organized a ladies' backpacking trip! We ended up with a pretty small crew of ladies + lady dogs and it was a blast. On Saturday morning, we all met at Kate's to … Continue reading Ladies’ Backpacking Trip!
Sorry - we aren't extreme enough to bring the nice camera biking, so we only got iPhone photos. Probably my second summer living in Colorado, we were in Buena Vista camping with friends and decided to go mountain biking. I'd never been before but liked road biking and mountains, so it seemed like a good … Continue reading How to Start Mountain Biking When You’re Terrified but have FOMO
Okay - so if you've talked with a few endurance athletes in your life, you've probably heard at least one of them say "you have to get your nutrition right". OR... if you were me at 19 training for my first marathon, you might have gone for all of your long runs with no water … Continue reading Frozen Post-workout Treats: Granita
Trailhead: Brainard Lake/Long Lake Distance: 9-11 miles Difficulty: Medium Last summer, I did the Pawnee Pass trail as a trail run; I remember it being really hard, but also really beautiful. So of course, I talked Andrew into doing it on Saturday. Apparently I have a tendency to undersell the mileage to convince him to do hikes I … Continue reading Pawnee Pass Hike