Victoria Lise wears embroidered skirt in front of Mt. Crested Butte. Look book collaboration with local shop.

Wearable Trends for Mountain Towns

Are you familiar with small town, high altitude living? It’s typical to grab a pair of leggings and an oversized sweater or snow pants and a puffy coat before hitting town or the slopes but some of us long for a little more pep in our sassy step. Victoria Lise shares ideas from a look book collaboration with local mountain retail store to inspire your winter wardrobe in the mountains.

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Meditations From Mt. Axtell| A Sunset Special

Life is full of it Full of so many things, feelings, ideals, judgements. A whirlwind of an experience made up of both the wonderful and devastating. My life in particular is incredibly wonderful, not without challenge, but privileged, blessed. Outside of my immediate realm though exists natural disasters, violence, war, greed, malice, hunger, racism, a world unimaginable but very real. And although I’ve seen some of these things firsthand, I’ve not experienced them as an everyday reality.  Often I wonder how to talk about these things, how to make them a part of the conversation but feel I don’t know…

A Mountain Girls Take On Lace

On our hike back from Colorado’s Iconic Crystal Mill we stopped for lunch at a waterfall just below what is called ‘Devil’s Punchbowl’ as seen in the photo below. The waters are emerald green, crystal clear, and roaring with intensity. Not only can you hear the power of the waterfall but you can feel it rattle the earth beneath and enliven the spirit within. It sits deep within a rigid, rocky canyon unforgiving to the inexperienced motorist or faint of heart. Adventures had brought us here many times but never with a lace dress. Sunday Best in the Mountains Why save something for a…