Hiking The Subway: Zion National Park

Hiking The Subway: Zion National Park

During our stay in Hurricane, Utah some friends invited us to hike The Subway in Zion National Park.  We only knew two things about The Subway: 1) it’s one of Zion’s most popular hikes 2) a permit is required and can be very hard to get.  Our friends said...
Exploring Loveland Pass

Exploring Loveland Pass

Last night I took a drive up to Loveland Pass to photograph some time-lapse sequences just for fun.  If you’ve never been over Loveland Pass (or any mountain pass in Colorado for that matter) they’re not a place you casually hang out at during the winter. ...
The Elusive 14er

The Elusive 14er

Hiking to the top of a 14,000 foot peak may sound exotic to some but to Coloradans it’s as common as mowing the lawn.  There are 54 mountains in Colorado over 14,000 feet and everyday there are people slowly but steadily making their way up a trail in an effort to...
Wheeler Lakes Hike via the Gore Range Trail

Wheeler Lakes Hike via the Gore Range Trail

This year we are determined to hike more.  While we get out several days a week to exercise our dogs on the many nearby BLM roads around our house, we rarely strap on our packs and hiking boots and set out to explore the Rockies that surround us.  Our dogs have...
Adrenaline Rush at The Devil’s Causeway

Adrenaline Rush at The Devil’s Causeway

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, the Devil’s Causeway is where it’s at.  Since our first attempt to hike it in July (we got rained out…and slightly lost too), I’ve been psyching myself out in an attempt to find the nerve to cross...
The California Desert and a mountain named Cupcake

The California Desert and a mountain named Cupcake

When I was 11 my parents decided to leave L.A. and move to the middle of the Arizona desert.  The rest of my childhood was spent plotting my departure.  On my 19th birthday I hit the road for Colorado leaving that tiny, secluded town in my dust.  I never appreciated...