Backpacking Adventures – The Colorado Trail in 2018

Perhaps my favorite part of living in Colorado is the proximity of the mountains and all the opportunities they offer for incredible hiking. For years I’ve wanted to attempt hiking the Colorado Trail, a nearly 500-mile backpacking trail that stretches from Denver to Durango. And for most of those years it’s been simply a dream, until N decided that he wanted to do the same thing. Continue reading Backpacking Adventures – The Colorado Trail in 2018

A Day In The Mountains

  One of the best aspects of Unschooling, and indeed almost any type of Homeschooling, is the freedom to explore amazing places when they’re not particularly crowded. Zoos, museums, park playgrounds, etc. are often terrible busy during the summer and weekends, but the opportunity to explore them on weekdays during the school year results in a very different sort of experience. So yesterday we drove up into Rocky Mountain National Park. RMNP is one of the busiest National Parks in the country, currently the #4 most visited park. As a result the roads, trails, and parking lots throughout the park are … Continue reading A Day In The Mountains