Trail Ridge Road is the name for a stretch of Highway 34 in Colorado and is the highest continuous paved road in the United States. I would say that that qualifies it for guardrails, but I guess that’s not the case.
Growing up in Colorado, I went to the Glenwood Springs hot springs pool nearly every summer — and sometimes in the winter. About a 3-hour drive west of Denver, this is a perfect family getaway to a charming mountain town. Some of my best memories from childhood are of playing in the 400ft x 100ft [...]
Recently Colorado had its first Blizzard of the year. And what a snowstorm! Dumping up to 6 feet in the foothills. What to do with all that snow?! Here are a few fun pics my friends posted on Facebook. A+ for creativity, kids! Red Rocks is a natural amphitheater just west of Denver. [...]
Feeling frazzled this holiday season? You could be here rather than fighting the crowds at the mall: These pictures were taken at Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort in Colorado. Do yourself a favor: call in well one day this week and go to YOUR nearest ski resort to revive your spirit this holiday season.
If you’ve ever been to Colorado in the summer, you’ve probably overheard someone somewhere talking about their latest “14er”. If you didn’t know what they were talking about, 14ers are mountains at least 14,000ft above sea level. Colorado has 54 of them. Overachievers in Colorado just love to bore you by listing off which ones they’ve [...]
Growing up in Colorado, my perception of Oregon was that it was like Seattle: green and lush, but rainy nearly every day. I’m guessing it might be like that on the west side of the state, but I’ve been blown away at how sunny and dry Central Oregon is. In fact, although Bend is only [...]
The US saw record amounts of snowfall this past winter. If you’ve traded your boots and boards for boats and bikes – you may want to rethink that decision – at least until after the 4th of July. Record scratch — say what?!? That’s right – the insane amounts of snow allowed some resorts to [...]