Category: Outdoor Adventures

Go Outside. It Benefits Your Health.

Camping can have many health benefits
Camping offers many health benefits.

When we first created this site, we focused on two things we love: whiskey and the wilderness. We love sitting down and sipping a new whiskey or enjoying a pour or two while we hang with our friends and share stories by the campfire.… Read the rest “Go Outside. It Benefits Your Health.”

Outdoor Adventures: How to Make Spring Camping Comfortable

Spring camping in our camper at dusk on a particularly cold night.

Spring officially begins on March 19th, so we are just a few days from the equinox. That means camping season is set to start later this month, at least for us. Spring can be temperate and pleasant, depending on where you live in the US.… Read the rest “Outdoor Adventures: How to Make Spring Camping Comfortable”

Outdoor Adventures: Mineral Belt Mayhem

Mineral Belt Mayhem Mass start at dusk.

In 2020, I took a trip to Leadville, Colorado, for the Crystal Carnival and Skijoring weekend. While there, we noticed a big, nighttime fat bike ride called the Mineral Belt Mayhem. I was intrigued and thought it would be cool to participate in the race eventually.… Read the rest “Outdoor Adventures: Mineral Belt Mayhem”

Outdoor Adventures: Where to Go Camping

If you’ve checked out our Essential Gear Checklist, and picked up some of the necessary equipment to ensure you are prepared for your first trip, then it is time to plan where to go camping! With a little bit of advanced planning, you can reduce the time spent searching for a site and enjoy more time around the campfire.… Read the rest “Outdoor Adventures: Where to Go Camping”

Outdoor Adventures: Leadville Skijoring and Crystal Carnival

Skijoring 2019

Throw on your skis, grab the tow rope, and send the horse down the track at blazing-fast speeds. You’ll definitely want your helmet for this adventure! What crazy activity is this? It’s skijoring! Skijoring and the Crystal Carnival is returning to Leadville, Colorado, on March 1-3, 2024.… Read the rest “Outdoor Adventures: Leadville Skijoring and Crystal Carnival”

Outdoor Adventures: Bike Commuting

Summer mountain biking somewhere in Colorado before bike commuting.
Summer on a mountain bike ride somewhere in Colorado.

Alie and I live an active life. Well, at least we feel active most of the year. We are much more active during the summertime when we spend our free time camping and hiking.… Read the rest “Outdoor Adventures: Bike Commuting”

Outdoor Adventures: Ice Castles

Lights at the Ice Castles
Lights at the Ice Castles.

One of the best things about living in Colorado is all the outdoor adventures you can enjoy. I’ve been fortunate enough to live in the state for over 15 years and always learn about extraordinary new outdoor activities to enjoy.… Read the rest “Outdoor Adventures: Ice Castles”

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