Category Archives: Western Hikes

A Perfect Boulder Co Day Hike

I knew it was going to be a good day when I pulled into the trailhead parking lot and a coyote was looking at me from across the meadow.  She watched me warily as I stepped out of my car … Continue reading

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How Yellowstone and the National Wildlife Federation Ruined My Kid.

“Oh, It’s just another Buffalo,” Anthony said when we finally discovered what was causing the excitement in the cars stopped up ahead. Really?  It only took 36 hours for Yellowstone to ruin my 9 year old kid? I had to … Continue reading

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Where the Deer and the Antelope Actually Do Play

As an Easterner visiting the West, I am reminded how our concept of “wide open spaces” is on a different scale than those out West. We use words like “sweeping” and “vast” to describe places in the East what in … Continue reading

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