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Lower Antelope Canyon…video

A couple of years ago, we did a tour of Lower Antelope Canyon, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona. Prior to that, we did Upper Antelope Canyon. If you have to choose between visiting Lower or Antelope Canyon, my opinion … Continue reading

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Ouray, Colorado: One of America’s Prettiest Small Towns Offers Big Adventure Too

The post was written by my wife: Ouray (pronounced “you•ray”), Colorado has to be one of the prettiest small towns in America, well deserving of its nickname “The Switzerland of America.”  I’d forgotten just how pretty it is until we visited there with … Continue reading

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Aspen for the Holidays

I love skiing – I am a telemark skier and I just can’t wait for the snow to fly every year. I’ve also been known to ski in July, but that’s a whole other story. I am also a lucky guy. … Continue reading

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South Dakota/Wyoming Road Trip: Day 6

Our journey to the Bighorn Mountains marked my return to these familiar hills 30 years after I left my job as a firefighter with the US Forest Service. Our first activity of the day was a six-mile hike in the … Continue reading

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South Dakota/Wyoming Road Trip: Day 5

We left South Dakota on a very rainy day and headed to eastern Wyoming to one of the most notable landmarks in the west: Devils Tower. The rain was relentless until we crossed the border into Wyoming and got our … Continue reading

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South Dakota/Wyoming Road Trip: Day 3

With the temperatures finally settling down to something resembling normal for September in the Black Hills, we decided to try again to do our planned hike in Custer State Park. From beautiful Sylvan Lake, we hiked to the top of … Continue reading

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