Lions and Tigers and Moose…OH MY! (repost from old site)

I want to talk about what happens when you see a moose. Now everybody knows I've spent a shit ton of time in the mountains. I've lived in the mountains basically my whole life. I grew up in Colorado Rocky Mountains. We've got lions and tigers and bears oh my. But really what happens when … Continue reading Lions and Tigers and Moose…OH MY! (repost from old site)

Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)

I often get double checked on my distance when sharing my adventures with my son. With my upcoming backpacking trip people keep asking how far I think we’ll go each day. And then their jaw drops to the floor when I answer 12-15 miles. Most people don’t realize my background. I’m an ultra distance trail … Continue reading Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)

Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)

REI... Anyone with even the slightest sense of adventure could easily spend thousands of dollars here. Plus they work as a Co-Op and advocate and work towards saving our precious environment. What’s not to like?! Our family probably only visits two other stores more frequently- the grocery store and local running store (Runner’s Roost Lakewood). … Continue reading Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)

Nightmare Come True (Part 2 of 3 … well maybe 4)

We didn’t make it to the next day. Instead we ended up rushing ourselves to the closest Children’s Hospital ER. Not going to lie....I was flying through a construction zone at night. My little man could barely breathe and it sure as heck wasn’t getting better with the home medication. It felt like forever getting … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 2 of 3 … well maybe 4)

Biryani aka Yummy Indian Goodness

Since y'all asked here's my recipe real fancy style 😂 Recipe: Sauté veggies (chopped small) of choice - I used zucchini, yellow squash, carrot, onion, and orange bell pepper this time - and nuts (cashews or peanuts 1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) and raisins (1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) in olive … Continue reading Biryani aka Yummy Indian Goodness

Summer Full of Mountain Climbs

And we return to mountain conversation: Our family has a rather huge summer planned! It’s exciting...and overwhelming I’m back to racing this year! Woot woot!!! So June 1 is race #1 back for me. These means so much to me (I’ll talk more specifically about this later) Then the man made it to Western States … Continue reading Summer Full of Mountain Climbs