Mount Antero (14,269′)

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Distance 9.5 miles Moving Time 4 hr 5 min Summit Elevation 14,269 feet Elevation Gain 3,023 feet Route Baldwin Gulch TH (4WD) GPS Analysis Strava Sydney and I had a day to ourselves while the rest of the family had other obligations. I had been eyeing Antero for many years. Some amount of sheer confusion given the whole 4WD road … Read More

Summer Fun @ Copper Mountain

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We spend a lot of weekends at Copper Mountain skiing in the winter. But it turns out they keep the place pretty busy in the summer too. Festivals and events are happening all the time. But during the weekdays it is nice and quiet and the kids love to go there and play. You can get a “summer season pass” … Read More

Brown’s Canyon

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Sometimes our summer activities are limited by the ages and weights of the children. This activity has been on our todo list for a long time. We pass Brown’s Canyon every time we head to the hot springs and dreamt of the day we can get the kids on the water. The minimum age for class III rapids at about … Read More

Adventure Park

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Just down the road from our cabin, there is a ropes course called Brown’s Canyon Adventure Park.  It is a fun diversion right off the highway.  It costs about $55 and takes 2.5 hours to go through the whole course.  My kids love this kind of stuff so we made a morning of it. They have 6 different adventures/courses that … Read More

Lake Wawasee

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As a kid, I spent every summer weekend at Pier 151 on Lake Wawasee.  The “lake” as it was simply known to me was where we went to play in the water.  Boating, skiing, turtle hunting, and more.  As far as things I miss about my birthplace, that’s right up there.  The access to water and the warmth of that … Read More