Powder Day

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We have been sort of spoiled this year with fabulous sunny warm ski weather. But the downside is that you don’t get a lot of snow with those conditions. Well, Aunt Natalee came to visit and on day one we had our first powder day of the year. Snowed pretty hard. We weren’t really sure how to ski in this … Read More

Sledding Queen

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Our Leadville sledding hill has opened for the season! It was a good day to test out our new GoPro — after the other was lost at sea. I gave it to Sydney and let her run it all day. It has a nifty wrist control that she used to start and stop the video. No good audio from the … Read More

Mount Sherman (14,036′)

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Distance 4.92 miles Moving Time 3 hr 18 min Summit Elevation 14,036 feet Elevation Gain 2,397 feet Route Iowa Gulch GPS Analysis Garmin Connect For the past few years, I have toyed with the idea of taking Sydney up high with me. So I started asking a few years ago and got a solid NO from Mom. But that’s how … Read More

Date Night

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With 3 kids, you find yourself not having any 1:1 time with any one kid. However, Sydney and I tend to find those opportunities. Especially when it involves some outdoor activity. Nobody wanted to brave the cold for a night of ice skating in Leadville so Sydney and I went. She likes to skate and when my kid asks me … Read More