Tag Archives: Adventure

Trip Report: Salida Honeymoon

Courtney and I wanted to check out some new Colorado spot that we hadn't explored before for our Honeymoon.  Somehow, we chose Salida, CO and it was a most Excelent choice. We arrived at our hotel, the Salida Palace Hotel, … Continue reading

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Trip Report: South Arapaho (Or: Lessons Learned From a Day of Digging...)

With one of my best friends from college in town, we were anxious to do some hiking in the Indian Peaks Wilderness, just a short drive from Boulder. Ignoring the many suggestions that it was too early to climb South … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Fruita Mountain Biking, Spring 2012

Well, Spring break is over.  I had to work most of the week, but thursday night I set out with 20 of my closest friends for a weekend of camping and mountain biking at Fruita, CO.  This was  my third … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Brighton Ski Resort

As I mentioned in my previous post, I'm in Salt Lake City, UT for the 2012 ocean sciences conference.  Today I thought i'd take a break from the morning sessions and ski, getting back in time for one of my lab-mate's poster sessions in the … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Carl's Cabin and New York Mountain Backcountry

UPDATE: If you're looking for more current trip reports, current avi conditions, other backcountry ski areas, or backcountry ski weather, please check out my new website (which is under construction) at www.PowProject.com This past weekend I did my first ever … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Short 2 Night Boulder Bike Tour

I've been really excited about taking a weekend off for the sole purpose of riding my bike for a while now.  This weekend the opportunity finally came around and 7 friends and I rolled out from boulder for a pretty awesome weekend. … Continue reading

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Tool of the Week: Topo Maps

There is no substitute for a good topo map and old fashioned compass.  Knowing how to use them is a basic skill for any outdoors person.  With that said, nothing beats being able to bust out your smart phone and … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Kalalau Trail

The kalalau trail was one of the most magnificent trails I've ever hiked. Every turn offered breath-taking views of magnificent cliffs, huge jagged mountains, and 1000 ft waterfalls. The trail is lined with lush jungle, many varieties of colorful wild-flowers, … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Mount Rainier

As with most of the things on my bucket list, I don't know why I wanted to climb Mount Rainier, other than the fact that its majestic (if you've ever been to seattle, you know what I'm talking about) and … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Mt Shasta

Mt Shasta was my first 14er ever.  In fact, before I climbed Shasta, I had never even heard of a 14er.  The idea got in my head when my uncle Larry suggested I come out and climb it with him, … Continue reading

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