A Winter Weekend at the Hotel Boulderado

The holidays are a stressful time. Getting the house ready, buying presents, making sure you see all the friends and family and traveling all add up. My wife's birthday lands right at the beginning of December, which can make it disappear into all the surrounding craziness. So when the Hotel Boulderado invited us up for... Continue Reading →

Cycling to the Santa Fe Ski Basin

I've been coming up short on my promise to deliver ride reports from 2018, it's a new year and time to get back in the groove. Last time I covered my bucket list ride up the Sandia Crest outside of Albuquerque, now I have another report from New Mexico this time starting in Santa Fe.... Continue Reading →

Cycling the Sandia Crest

It's just October, but snow is already falling in Colorado. As I prepare to move my cycling indoors for the winter, it's time to look back over a great summer of cycling and share some ride reports. I've got several to share (mostly some bucket list climbs) and I'll be dropping them over the next... Continue Reading →

The 2018 Fall Foliage Prediction Map

There's no ignoring it, I ate my lunch outside today and a sudden breeze actually gave me a chill. The leaves on the trees have started changing. Autumn has arrived. If you’re into checking out the changing leaves in your neck of the woods, SmokyMountains.com has a great foliage prediction map that I throw up every year.... Continue Reading →

A Late Summer Ascent of Longs Peak

Longs Peak (Neníisótoyóú’u to the Arapaho people) is the most prominent mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The 14,259-foot fourteener (28th tallest peak in the U.S.) is the highest point in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness and the northmost "fourteener" in the Rocky Mountains. I wanted to cap my... Continue Reading →

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