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  • hikes and arcades.

    our second week in colorado springs kicked off with much nicer weather, so we wasted no time getting outside for a hike. we are staying very close to the red rocks canyon open space, which we have been informed is a pretty fun kid hike. it was relatively flat for the actual hike, but peppered […]

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  • garden of the gods.

    our current campground is pretty much right next door to garden of the gods, which is like the number one rated park in america or something. so, yesterday, when derek was done with work, we hopped on over for a quick visit. i won’t bore you with trying to caption all of these pictures. basically, […]

  • the rambling road show
  • dog canyon trail.

    today (i’m almost all caught up!!!), i abandoned my family, and headed up the very same mountain that we have been staring at out our camper door all week. here i am, all ready to go. the entire hike is 5.1 miles out and up. and then 5.1 miles back and down. i wasn’t sure […]

  • the rambling road show
  • guadalupe mountains national park.

    on sunday, we woke up bright and early, ready for our second adventure of the weekend. this time, we drove past carlsbad caverns into texas, where guadalupe mountains national park is another 30 minutes down the road. (technically carlsbad caverns national park is in the guadalupe mountain range). guadalupe mountains is home to the highest […]