Gilpin Lake // Mount Zirkel Wilderness

Like many 18-year-olds, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do when I graduated from high-school. I wasn’t ready to pack up and move away to college, I didn’t know what I wanted to study and I didn’t know where I wanted to go. I took my first semester of college off and stayed in Burlington, Vermont, where my parents lived and where I graduated … Continue reading Gilpin Lake // Mount Zirkel Wilderness

Top 3 Fourteeners for Beginners // Colorado

Whether you live in Colorado or just love to visit, climbing a “fourteener” — a mountain of 14,000 feet elevation or more — is a huge and exciting feat. There are 54 fourteeners in Colorado, ranging from “easy” to incredibly difficult. The views from the top are unbeatable, and you’ll be proud to say you’ve summited a 14,000-foot mountain. We’ve got a great list of … Continue reading Top 3 Fourteeners for Beginners // Colorado