I got married. Here are OB’s greatest hits to tide you over.

I’m somebody’s wife now, which is pretty sweet, I’m not gonna lie. I had this grand plan of writing a ton of content in August to schedule throughout September, but in a twist that should surprise absolutely no one who has been married, that didn’t actually happen because planning a wedding + having a fulltime…

When Will You Become Outdoor Intermediate?

I get this question a lot. I started this blog three years ago, and to some, it might make sense for me to want to move on from the beginner stage. To climb a 14er, or ski some blues, or to at least stop calling myself a beginner now that I know how to pitch…

Tone It Up Didn’t Work For Me

Let me begin with a quick disclaimer — I am in no way denouncing all the hot new fitness communities/tribes/etc. If they work for you and make you feel good, great! They didn’t do that for me. And I felt like I was the only one in the world that felt like shit about myself while…

What I Learned On A Weeklong Road Trip Around Colorado

As you may recall in this previous blog post, my boyfriend (spoiler alert: now fiancé) and I set out for a seven-day road trip this June. We were originally going to venture into eastern Utah, but once the forecast started at 102 and continued to climb to 111 degrees, we opted out and headed up…

All The Things I Never Knew I Needed

In an effort to de-stress and simplify my life,my knee-jerk reaction was to unfollow all the brands and magazines I was following on social. I wanted to get rid of the constant barrage of tweets and posts telling me to do X epic adventure instead of whatever lame one I may have planned (how my brain works), or…

16 Things All Beginner Runners Know To Be True

After seeing this listicle on Women’s Health and understanding none of it, I thought I’d remix “16 Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re A Runner”….for beginners. 1. You are no longer fazed by getting lapped by everyone at the park, including elderly dogs and small children. 2. The only gadget you own is the free version…