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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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Camping, Hike, Sand Boarding, Sand Dunes -

By: Mark Munson @markonthemove For more awesome articles, photography and just awesomeness be sure to visit www.markonthemove.com for more.In the midst of winter, it can be hard to find any hikes that are worth driving for. Luckily, tucked up against the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southwestern Colorado sits the largest sandbox in North America. Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve encompasses 30 square miles of terrain and possesses dunes as tall as 750 feet. The park offers many different seasonal activities such as sledding, picnicking, sand boarding, astronomy programs, backpacking, horseback riding and more. If you're a Colorado...

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Crater Lake, Hike, Snow Hike, Trail -

Written & All Photos By: Mark Munson @markonthemoveTrail Length: 6-8 Miles Round TripTrail Type: Out & BackElevation Gain: 1,500 feetDifficulty: ModerateDog Friendly: YesCrater Lakes Trail is a scenic trail located about 8 miles west of Rollinsville, Colorado near the east portal of the Moffat train tunnel. It services a collection of five high alpine lakes, 3 that make up the lower Crater Lakes, and two lakes making the Upper Crater Lakes. The trail's elevation gain causes some hikers to shy away from this location, making it only moderately trafficked.Just getting to the trailhead after a good snowfall seemed to be a feat in...

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