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My Top Five Hiking Mistakes

I remember when I first began to hike–for fun and for work. I loved the scenery, being outdoors, the sun, nature, the adventure of it all. But I learned along the trail that some things can go wrong that don’t seem like a problem when you start out, but can turn into a disaster as […]

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Why I Hike: Hiking Therapy

The storms of life. The agony of defeat. Rejection. Heartbreak. Death. We’ve all experienced these things, the banes of our collective existence. Luckily, we have a place to go and collect ourselves and return to wholeness as human beings. It’s called the natural world. Hiking therapy is real and it works. I know that most […]

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My Day Hiking Checklist

When I go day hiking there are certain things that I wear–and certain things that I pack–in my day pack. The first thing I do is choose my clothing wisely. Fall or spring mornings? Choose breathable layers, like a polyester/cotton tee shirt, with a fleece pull-over I can remove when it gets warmer later in […]

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Ten Best Colorado State Parks

Colorado seems to be on everyone’s radar these days–and Colorado state parks are waiting for you to visit. If you are planning a Colorado trip that includes outdoor recreation, it may be a good time to review other camping options that are not the state’s more well-known national parks. Colorado has myriad choices for outdoor […]

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