Living Journey’s Summit Hike Crested Butte, Colorado

July of each year a peak hike is organized by Living Journey’s, a financially and emotionally supportive organization aiding families faced with cancer in our valley.  The summit hike is a fundraiser in which participants raise donations beforehand and hike Mt. Crested Butte as not only a celebration but as an honoring of those whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Mountain Therapy

Hiking mountains may come to mind naturally when you think of ways to decompress, reconnect, unwind, rejuvenate and more. Well, maybe being surrounded by mountainous landscapes, like the visuals on calming music videos come to thought before actually climbing mountains.  We tend to find peace and serenity within the bounty of nature. I’ve  been hiking mountains for just 3 years but on each mountain I’ve had a different experience with myself, an in-depth look and chance to reflect. More than once it has come to me the multitude of ways in which hiking heals. Below you will find a few…

Backdoor Adventures

Hey All! Thanks for sticking around while I was MIA for nearly two weeks. Time can sure get away from me sometimes. This weekend we went on our first spring hike! Here in the mountains of Colorado we are in what we call mud season- the snow melts from the warmth of the sunny spring skies and freezes at night in 20 degree temps. Its a welcoming time of year, a time of transition. The bright hues of life contrast against the dull browns not yet awakened to this new season. Observing winter make way for the growth of the…