Entries by Jason

Grass Skiing at Home

Grass Skiing at Home, Boulder, CO

Last Wednesday, my daughter and I visited Boulder Ski Deals to get my daughter her first pair of skis. Yesterday, they finished adjusting the bindings and I picked the skis up and brought them home so we could start playing … Read more

Climbing at Red Rocks, Boulder, CO

Climbing at Red Rocks, Boulder, CO

Approachable from the South (via Settler’s Park off Canyon Blvd) or the North (via Centennial Park along Sunshine Canyon/Mappleton Avenue), the awe-inspiring natural rock formation Red Rocks is drop dead gorgeous, easy to access, and fun for family bouldering. The … Read more

Hiking at Boulder Falls, Boulder, CO

The Falls - Hiking at Boulder Falls, Boulder, CO

With four of the last seven days reaching over 95 degrees Fahrenheit, I was really looking forward to taking my daughter standup paddle boarding at the Boulder Reservoir this morning. But then… the storms came. Afternoon rains. Cooler weather. By … Read more

Mountain Biking at Valmont Bike Park


Growing up I wasn’t much of a mountain biker. The seats are uncomfortable and compared to snow and water sports, the landings always frightened me. But my daughter (like most kids I imagine) loves riding. By age three she’s mastered … Read more