Hanging Lake and Maroon Bells // 30 before 30

On this glorious Colorado day I bring you an update on by 30 before 30 list

A couple of weeks ago I had a rare Saturday (and Sunday!) (and Friday!) off. Scott and I took the opportunity to jet off to Aspen, Colorado to celebrate.

We took the long way there and stopped off at Hanging Lake so that I could cross off #23. Gosh, I'm so happy this was on my list. Perhaps it was the sunshine, or the break on a road trip, or the feeling of satisfaction from reversing the naughty thing I ate on the way (Wendy's for the win).... but this hike was glorious. I didn't want it to end. And the lake? Um, yes. Can you believe this tiny aqua blue eco-system? It was SO pretty. 

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How ridiculous are our outfits, seriously? Kansas City shirt, Kansas City Royals Shirt and University of Kansas hat - ha! (Go Royals!)

Scott drug me away and we made our way to Aspen. Hello Maroon Bells, #16. I totally get why these are the most photographed mountains in the world. And the colors! 

We got away from the crowds a bit and took a hike up to Crater Lake for some more gorgeous sites.

So far, I'm loving the little adventures this list is taking me on. Thanks for coming along and reading.

xoxo,
Sara