24 hours in landscapeΒ 

 

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From Denver, CO, to Minneapolis, MN, to Grand Rapids, MI (not pictured), to Muskegon, MI – it’s been a beautiful 24 hours.

Be Present

Sometimes it’s hard to let go of all of the craziness around us. It can be hard to sit down and write a letter… To read a book… To really listen to what someone is saying.

Wherever you are, be all there.

-Jim Elliot

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Be patient, and practice being present.

The Dirty Dump

We tried to make it to Silverthorn (from Denver) lastnight, but that was a big, fat fail. With the amount of snow and pile-ups on i70, there was no way.

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We finally made it up earlier this afternoon and are now hanging out in a beautiful condo off of Ryan Gulch Rd.

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Where to? Breck? Keystone? Beaver Creek? The opportunities are abundant out here! Where are you headed this weekend? Hopefully somewhere outside that’s inspiring.

Snowshoe Adventures on Squaw Pass

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Hiking Squaw Mountain. Click on the picture to check us out on Facebook. Make sure to hit that Like Button! Photo Credit: Denverspeax, 2015.

Once again, we rented a few pairs of snowshoes from REI (roughly $25 bucks per pair for the weekend) and made the run from Denver to Squaw Pass.

These are the same directions for heading to Echo Lake, however we stopped about 12 miles early at a parking area off of the Pass in front of a large, open grassy area.

We parked, got our gear on, (visit our first Snowshoeing Adventure post to learn what gear will keep you warm and happy!) and headed across the Pass from where we were parked, and picked up a trail in between the cabins that lie a little off of the pass (you can see them from the road).Β  Continue reading