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A love affair with Aspens

By On August 18, 2013

I have found a new love after living in Vail for 8 months, Aspen trees. The beauty of the Aspen tree/groves is astonishing. Their pale white bark, with the ever watching “eyes”… Read More

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Bald Peak Hike

By On August 15, 2013

All the pictures today come from our hike up Bald Peak. This mountain is on the opposite side of I70 from Vail and allows for some gorgeous views of the mountain. We… Read More

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A fire starts to burn

By On August 9, 2013

While camping the other week I had a lot of fun with my macro lens and the campfire. Here are a few of my favorite shots from that night, all UN-edited. I… Read More

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Quandary Peak

By On August 4, 2013

For my first 14,000 ft hike, or 14er, we ascended Quandary Peak. The mountain is located right outside of Breckenridge and starts off easy but ends with a steep ascent through rocks.… Read More

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Herman’s Gulch Hike

By On July 22, 2013

Herman’s Gulch is a 6.5 mile round trip hike near Bakerville, CO. The trail leads to a small glacier on top that leads into a small “lake”. With a 1,655 ft elevation… Read More

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Hanging Lake, Colorado

By On July 17, 2013

My first hike back in Colorado this summer was Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon. A short but steep hike, this trail leads to the most gorgeous clear lake at the top of… Read More

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Winter in Vail

By On June 28, 2013

This past winter in Vail has been one of the prettiest of my life. Working at the top of the mountain at Game Creek Restaurant allowed me to see the sunset over… Read More