When I told people I was going ice climbing in Ouray, they would say, “I didn’t know you were a climber.” I’m not a climber. I had never even sat in a harness until my first zip lining experience in 2012. However, when I was offered the chance to go ice climbing with San Juan Mountain Guides, for some crazy reason I said yes. On our third day in Ouray,
Several weeks ago, Ryan and spent a weekend in Grand Junction. This was a true adventure because we’d never been to Grand Junction before. We’d driven through, but never stopped to smell the roses, or rather, the perfume of wine. I’m going to highlight our foodie and wine adventures in Grand Junction in another post, but here I want to concentrate on our morning at the Colorado National Monument. First,
On a trip to Grand Lake, Colorado, primarily to attend Winter Carnival, we had the opportunity go snowmobiling thanks to On the Trail Rentals. My first and only snowmobiling experience up until this point had been riding behind my husband on an old sled over some less than ideal terrain. The snowmobile didn’t have any shocks and it left a terrible trail of environmental pollution. Thankfully, On the Trail Rentals
One of my favorite memories is waking up to six inches of fresh snow on my birthday, October 10, 2007. We were staying in Leadville, Colorado the highest town in the United States at 10,000 feet above sea level. This small town provides a uniquely Colorado experience for several reasons. First, there’s no place like Leadville and when I say it’s one-of-a-kind, I mean it. Colorful characters, both past and
On our trip to Breckenridge for Ullr Festival earlier this month, Ryan and I were invited to go ziplining at Top of the Rockies Zip Line. Up until this point my one zipline experience involved zipping across the small lake at the village in Copper, so the thought of a fast, long zip was exhilarating and rather frightening. We took the free shuttle from Breckenridge along with a group of
Between freelance writing and blogging I bounce between fun topics like Colorado travel, and not so fun topics like cancer. Sometimes I get severe writer’s block, and this week I found my writing brain seriously obstructed. So I opted to write a top 5 list and share the reasons I love Colorado – this blog post nearly wrote itself. Please feel free to comment & let me know why YOU
Colorado has all the right ingredients for romance; soaring, snow-capped peaks, cold, wintry nights, hot summer days and charming communities rich with history and picturesque architecture. So without further ado, here are my picks for the top 5 romantic towns in Colorado, and where to steal a kiss at each destination. Loveland, Colorado. At first glance, this work-a-day town might not seem a fitting candidate for romance. Despite having
Here’s what’s in store this weekend, November 11-13, 2011 in Colorado. Don’t forget that Veterans Day is this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. A big thank you to all the veterans out there! From train expos to art walks, check out what’s going on around Colorado this weekend in my weekly radio segment from KRFC 88.9 FM. Note to subscribers: To view this video please head over to HeidiTown.com.
Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? It’s October and that means haunted houses and ghost tours, but there’s a lot of other stuff going on too. From Durango to Fort Collins, it’s another exciting weekend to be living in Colorado. For those of you who subscribe, you have to head over to HeidiTown.com to watch the video.
Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? From chili festivals to Oktoberfests, it’s never boring in Colorful Colorado. Here’s my segment for this week – the HeidiTown.com segments air on Wednesdays and Fridays on KRFC 88.9 FM. Note to my wonderful subscribers: You will have to head over to HeidiTown.com to view the video in this blog post.