Trip Report: Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park

Overview This is the second post about my family reunion trip to Estes Park, Colorado which will focus on all the hiking we did in Rocky Mountain National Park. Find the first part here detailing out the YMCA of the Rockies and our adventures up the Old Fall River Road that just opened up. All the hiking we did I really enjoyed but the weather was terrible. Typically for this time of year there are afternoon showers in the mountains but we were presented with nonstop rain and low clouds prett...
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Trip Report: Family Reunion at the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park

Check-in YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park
            Overview My extended family on my Mom's side does a large family reunion every two years and this year it happened to be at the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park which is literally next to Rocky Mountain National Park. I was extremely excited for this reunion for the location but also to see my immediate family, cousins, second cousins, and random other somewhat related people! Usually our family reunions are set out West or in the Midwest, some of the most recent reunions have been ...
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Elite Airways Announces First Routes Rockford, IL to New York & Fort Collins, CO

Elite Airways new flights RFD to EWR and RFD to FNL
  Elite Airways has announced new nonstop routes from Rockford, IL (RFD) to Newark, NJ (EWR) and to Fort Collins, CO (FNL). The flights will only be operated on Thursday, Friday, and Monday and are set to begin in August, 2015. Flights will be on either a CRJ-200 or CRJ-700 that will seat between 50 - 70 passengers. This is Elite Airways' first attempt to market their own flights, previously they have only operated flights for other airlines such as Branson AirExpress. While it is...
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Trip Report: Colorado Snowboarding Trip

Colorado Ski Trip
  For my first trip of 2015 I booked a Colorado snowboarding trip over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with some old buddies. I managed to book the flights nearly four months ago thanks to Southwest's generous cancellation policies. They allow you to cancel and rebook flights up to 24 hours prior to flight, granted you don't get your money back directly, the difference does become a travel voucher which is good for use within one year. With this is in mind, I was able to rebook the fl...
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