Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO

4.8.17 Today, I was lucky enough to be able to visit one of Colorado's many treasures (and best-known tourist attractions) called Garden of the Gods. Its known for its beautiful sandstone rock formations, and thus is a National Natural Landmark. I was mesmerized by its beauty just driving up and found the best views from... Continue Reading →


Devil’s Backbone, Loveland, CO

Today, I had the opportunity to hike Devil's Backbone in Loveland (the next town over) with some of my APO brothers. Friendship is one of our three pillars, so getting to do some of my favorite activities with them makes it all the better. The drive to the trailhead can be between 10 and 30 minutes depending... Continue Reading →

How To Take Better Hiking Photography

Since I moved to Colorado almost two years ago (has it already been that long?!), I've done a lot of hiking. Its one of my favorite feelings in the world--standing above everything else, taking in the fresh air, and knowing that you've just climbed a mountain. And I've learned a couple things along the way when... Continue Reading →

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