Grand Junction, Colorado. Running. And beer. And food.

I spent a few days in Grand Junction, Colorado recently.  For anyone not familiar, Grand Junction is on the west side of Colorado – up and over the mountains from Denver, about 4 hours to the west.  I got out for a run in the Colorado National Monument, which is just west of town.  I […]

Shadow Mountain Run

I recently took a run up Shadow Mountain just outside of Grand Lake, Colorado.  It’s a great out-and-back trail, about 9.5 miles round-trip with about 1,800 feet of elevation gain.  If you’re not into trail running, it would be a great hike as well.  I’ll break this into two sections, as this was also a […]

Buffalo Creek (CO) MTB Trails

I’ve been doing some mountain biking in the Buffalo Creek area.  This is a new-to-me riding area and I’ve been having a lot of fun there.  I’ve only hit a handful of trails and all of them have been marked intermediate, which I’ve felt pretty comfortable on.  None of the trails I’ve been on have […]