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If you haven't heard of Maroon Bells yet, it's a good thing you're reading this blog. Maroon Bells is one of the most iconic spots in Colorado, mainly because of the amazing views that require no hike at all and the fact that the Bells are the most photographed peaks in North America. The Maroon Bells Wilderness Area is located just outside Aspen, Colorado and is only accessible by vehicle May through October. Shuttles to Maroon Bells, which leave from the Aspen Highlands parking lot run June through October and are $8 per person. The shuttles are good to have...

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  On a hot summer day, a beach sounds like the perfect spot to hang out right? Well in Colorado, we have something better than beaches. Waterfalls. Colorado is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country and the waterfalls are no exception. Some of the best falls in Colorado require only a couple hour cruise from Denver and those mentioned below can all be seen in one day. Nothing says summer in Colorado, like a good waterfall hike!   Rifle Falls State Park​Rifle Falls State Park is a waterfall lover's paradise. Although it’s a state park, Rifle...

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By: Mark Munson (@markonthemove) Almost every person experiences anxiety or negative thoughts sometime in their life. Whether it's stress because of work, relationships, or just life in general, anxiety and stress can lead to prolonged negative thoughts. It is possible for the person experiencing these negative thoughts to believe that it is their fault and that is far from true. There are countless things that contribute to anxiety and a negative mindset and when in this headspace, one can feel stuck and lethargic about life. It can be hard for many to escape this feeling and can lead some people...

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By: Mark Munson (@markonthemove)   Mills Lake TrailTrail Length: 5.3-6.3 MilesTrail Type: Out & BackElevation Gain: 780 feetDifficulty: ModerateDog Friendly: NoTemperatures are warming up state wide and spring is just around the corner! Although we didn't have much precipitation throughout the winter, in the high country rivers are starting to flow and the greenery is beginning to blossom. Rocky Mountain National Park is always a great option when considering winter hikes since there is a lot of traffic through the park almost everyday, keeping the snowpack firm and easy to maneuver. Mills Lake is no exception with beautiful scenic views the entire...

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Written and all Photography By: Mark Munson (@markonthemove)Taking a road trip a few hours outside of Denver always has its perks. Mountain views, less crowds, and less traffic are just some of the luxuries that being out of the city offers. But for when you can't make that long drive out of the front range, there are still plenty of places to sight see and hike that are worth your time. There is something refreshing about staying close to home and exploring new spots, or the spots you've already visited a little more in depth. If you are looking for...

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