While Slickrock is my favorite trail, Jon and Amanda are undoubtedly two of my favorite people in the world, and it was a definite treat to ride with the two of them and not the entire Alpine Club, as I have done in years past. I don't see these two as much since I moved from Denver, so we had an absolute blast together with our bikes on rock. I hope to ride with them both a lot more this summer before heading to the other side of the world.
I feel like every outdoorsy person in Colorado takes at least one trip to the Utah desert every spring so that we can regain color in our skin, and also to realize there is more to life than 4am wake-ups and afternoon post-holing in brown slush. I am no exception, so I was happy to … Continue reading Finding a Cause of Snirt
I just got back last night from Moab, Utah with the DU Alpine Club for a weekend with 44 college kids all hiking, climbing, and in my case, mountain biking in the desert oasis. It was my first couple of bike rides this season, and they definitely made me realize that mountain climbing does not … Continue reading The Long & Winding Moab