YEAR IN REVIEW: 2014

I hope everyone had a fun and safe New Years! 2015 is going to be a great year, I can feel it. As my first official post of 2015, I’d like to take the time to reminisce about all the amazing travels and opportunities I was blessed with this past year… JANUARY My family and I rang…

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HIKING CASCADE, IDAHO

In order to forget about all the stress from mid-terms and get away for a while I went hiking Friday and Saturday. We drove up to Cascade, Idaho and hiked a mile to Blue Lake, which was absolutely breathtaking! I can’t even count how many people from California and especially states on the East coast, ask me if…

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DAYTRIP TO REDFISH LAKE

Over the weekend we visited Stanley, ID, to camp for a night underneath the Sawtooth Mountains by Redfish Lake. It’s a place of immeasurable natural beauty. I was super excited to see the Sawtooth Mountains for the first time, and they look just as mean and rugged as they sound! The jagged mountain peaks tower above vast meadows and…

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BOISE LIGHTS

A few nights ago I wandered around downtown Boise taking long exposure night shots. Living in downtown has nurtured a love for Boise inside of me that I never knew I had. It’s the perfect combination of (not too big) city life and the outdoors, with access to hundreds of miles of foothills and hiking spots…

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WEES BAR PETROGLYPHS

Over the weekend I hiked 15 miles along the Snake River, through Swan Falls – A canyon carved out almost 15,000 years ago by the second largest flood in the geological history of the world, Lake Bonneville Flood. It’s estimated that during this cataclysmic event, the peak discharge in the Swan Falls area was 33 million…

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