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Bicycling to Work is Awesome!

March 24, 2017 / By Chris Oudean Are you overweight? Are you underperforming at work? Trying to live on a budget? You just might solve all these problems by ditching your vehicle for a bicycle to use on your daily commute and start enjoying all the benefits of cycling to work. I know, bicycling every single weekday may sound crazy to some of you. It can certainly be a bit of a battle at first, but the benefits far outweigh the disadvantages. Let’s take a look at a few key insights: This may go without saying, but daily exercise is …

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It’s March! Go Watch a Sunrise!

March 17, 2017 / By Katie Hnatik It’s March! March is typically the snowiest month in Colorado. It’s a strange alternation between warm sunny days and buckets of snow coming down week to week. You can count on snow more consistently in the mountains which means that, even though it feels like spring is getting close here in town, it’s difficult to venture out for alpine road trips and so I am anxious and riddled with cabin fever. Chris and I grew up in Anchorage, Alaska where March is still cold, and plenty snowy, but everyone is armed with snow …

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What’s So Great About Alaska?

March 10, 2017 / By Chris Oudean Alaska is one of those constantly marketed places. Some of its catchphrases are “The Last Frontier” or “Big. Wild. Life” . There are probably millions of Ulu knives that say “Made in Alaska” proudly stamped on them. So what’s the “big wild” deal? Coming from someone who lived in Alaska for over 20 years, I’d like to think I know a thing or two about the finer things in this gigantic state. For one thing, the daylight is particularly interesting. In Alaska, you are far enough above the equatorial plane that when the …

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Tips and Tools To Make Your 2017 Summer Great

March 3, 2017 / By Katie Spring is rapidly approaching, but it can be hard to feel that way some days. Here in Colorado, March is the snowiest month of the year with April coming in as the 3rd snowiest, so the majority of winter is yet to come. For that reason, I have to remind myself that summer is on its way and that now is the time to make plans. With our growing population and technology making it easier for people to make reservations for camping spots and hotels, it’s best to think ahead and make your plans …