Carly's Commentary · Travel

Peak Emotions at Bear Peak

Last Saturday, my fiance, Grant, and I finally decided to tackle one of Boulder’s great peaks―the second tallest mountain on the flatiron range―Bear Peak. We are no strangers to hiking long distances, but the elevation in Colorado is no joke. Bear Peak sits at 8,461 feet and is known for being one of the toughest… Continue reading Peak Emotions at Bear Peak

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Carly's Commentary · Travel

A Guide to My Weekend of Learning and Nature in Colorado

The main event of last weekend’s adventure was a trip to the Denver Zoo! With six inches of snow on the radar for Sunday, we took advantage of the gorgeous, sunny weather Saturday had to offer and made the quick drive to Denver. I started the day with my favorite Saturday morning activity ― a… Continue reading A Guide to My Weekend of Learning and Nature in Colorado

Carly's Commentary · Travel

My Trip to San Diego: Sun, Sea Lions, and Sustenance

My boyfriend, Grant, and I recently spent four days in San Diego visiting my sister, Brooke, who moved out there last fall to start school at San Diego State University. The trip was intended as a graduation celebration for my boyfriend, who just completed his undergraduate degree, as well as an opportunity to see Brooke… Continue reading My Trip to San Diego: Sun, Sea Lions, and Sustenance