Fall Colors Near Crested Butte, Colorado

Autumn in the Rockies is a gorgeous time of year. When the aspen trees are showing off their fall colors, it’s kind of like someone took buckets of yellow, orange and red paint and splashed them down the mountainsides. Starting the morning in a cabin just south of Crested Butte, we ventured north of town…

Monster Jeep in the Colorado Rockies

While hiking one day near the Ghost Town of St. Elmo, Colorado, I spotted an off-road trail that seemed like a nice diversion. As I hiked above the town, the trail began to get rockier and rockier, until somewhere along the way, the rocks turned into boulders. Knowing it to be a 4-wheel trail, it…

Hiking In Arches National Park

Home to one of the largest concentrations of natural sandstone arches in the world, more than 2,000 of the gravity-defying features dot the unique landscape of Arches National Park. Located in east-central Utah, the park is near the outdoor recreation mecca of Moab. Soon after entering the park, visitors will come to Park Avenue (moderate…

Sedona, Arizona’s Vortex Energy

From Native American spirits to New Age spiritualism, there is a definite energy in the air of Sedona, Arizona. Most locals will tell you it originates from vortexes in the area, notably at Cathedral Rock, Bell Rock and others. Originally home to the Yavapai and Apache tribes, they were removed by force to the San…