1. Long’s Peak and Red Rocks – By Kaitlin Keyes

    Have you ever rocked out on the rocks? Once upon a fleeting time, Major Stephen Long began an adventure exploring new territories throughout the United States. He was a man of many talents, and best known as a railway engineer, topographical engineer, inventor, and an army explorer. He even helped with the design of steam locomotives! Did you know that Long’s Peak, a popular 14er in Colorado, is…Read More

  2. The Denver Nuggets

    Have you ever tasted a sweet peach picked fresh off of a tree? Once upon a fleeting time in 1891, James Naismith made up a new game to play. He was a P.E. Instructor at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts and was trying to keep his class active inside during the cold winter.  James wrote down the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto an elevated track inside the gymnasium. The new game wa…Read More

  3. San Luis Valley – By Kaitlin Keyes

    Have you ever gone sledding down a big hill of sand? Once upon a fleeting time, an American Indian tribe called the Utes made their home in a mystical land full of Saa waap maa nache, a Ute phrase meaning “sand that moves”. The Ute people were the first inhabitants of this newfound place. The land was used for hunting animals and gathering plants by the Apache, Navajo, and Comanche tribes too.…Read More