Articles written by: Carolyn Dean

Originally from Brandon, Vermont I am currently living outside of Boulder Colorado. My interests are in photography, writing, travel, climbing, biking, hiking, and all things outdoors. I love working with animals and working out, especially yoga. I recently graduated from Colorado Mesa University with a BA in Mass Communications- Photojournalism. I love meeting new people and traveling to new places. I love South American culture and have been to Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Argentina. I am hoping to continue to travel and explore Europe as my next adventure. Please check out my photography page at http://carolyndean.photoshelter.com/. Hope you enjoy my writing!

The Best Indoor Rock Climbing

The Best Indoor Rock Climbing

The popularity of indoor climbing has grown in the last several years as an abundance of unique and challenging walls and gyms have been built and updated along with new climbing trends.  Indoor gyms have flourished and given folks in urban areas the chance to try a new and invigorating [...]

New England Climbing- The Differences

New England Climbing- The Differences

All throughout America, climbing routes and rock types vary in difficulty and kind. From the West and Mid-West mammoth routes of Half Dome and Black Canyon to the Alpine climbing of Mount Washington in New Hampshire, climbing can range and differ in elevation gain, altitude, and mixed routes of ice [...]

Hiking Colorado 14ers- What you will need!

Hiking Colorado 14ers- What you will need!

Hiking 14ers is no new fad to Coloradans. With over 50 Mountains peaking over 14,000 feet in elevation, Colorado Mountain ranges provide a plethora of hikes that range from easy class 1 walking to extremely difficult class 5 that requires climbing ropes and belaying. While hiking 14ers is a difficult [...]

5 Places to Hang your Hammock In Vermont

5 Places to Hang your Hammock In Vermont

By Carolyn Dean Staff Writer The state of Vermont may be small but packs major punch when it comes to all things outdoors. Vermont is most known for being dedicated to conserving the vitality of its people and land as well as being a leader in important environmental and human [...]