October in Colorado is as close to perfection as you might find anywhere in the country. The air is cooling in the evening and morning, but there is still a midday warmth that keeps you comfortable in your favorite t-shirt. Hillsides are lit up with the golden glow of aspens and meadows have begun the shift from greens to browns.
With a limited number of warm weather days remaining, Iím thinking about all of the trips that Iíd like to take this Fall Ė camping trips, kayaking trips, fishing trips, hiking and hunting trips and I realize that Iím facing a free time deficit. What I typically think of as outdoor adventure requires a fair amount of planning, travel and a half or full day commitment. Often, the magnitude of the ďadventure planningĒ can sabotage the opportunity to get out into nature. This is not to say ďDonít plan big trips.Ē Iím simply saying there is big value in small trips.
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