Colorado Public Lands are just that, open to everyone who wants to enjoy the incredible natural beauty of the 38th state.

 as told by @sagerising

What's the must do and see here?

There's endless adventure possibilities when it comes to Colorado public lands. The fly fishing is some of the best in the world. My favorite places to fish are high mountain streams along with alpine lakes- or anything in the back country.

What makes this a special place to connect with nature?

What makes public land so special is that it belongs to anyone and everyone willing to take the time and put in the miles to explore it. I personally love being able to get out away from civilization, knowing that some of these places I find myself are completely untouched by mankind.

Favorite memory here?

My favorite memory of a trip to explore Colorado's public lands would have to be when I went to my first alpine lake. I was lucky enough to land the biggest, most beautiful, sacred beyond belief Greenback I had ever even seen in my life. As I released it back to the depths from which it came, I knew that fish would forever live on in my heart.

What superlative would you give Colorado Public Land?

The best place to preemptively decide to have your ashes spread.

Tell us about yourself!

I'm a full time adventurer splitting time between the high desert of New Mexico and the mountains of Colorado. When I'm not fly fishing uncharted territory in the back country or hunting on her beloved public lands, you can find me metal smithing and making jewelry. I'm most at home sitting by a campfire roasting something delicious for dinner with my husband Josh, and son Sage by my side.


Colorado Public Land covers roughly 35% of the total area of the state with you, the adventurer, kept in mind. The preservation of National Parks and forests, monuments and overall incredible natural sites is in an effort to retain the beauty of the land to be shared with generations to come.

The 38th state boasts snow capped mountains, sprawling plains, giant dunes and massive canyons to be explored by the casual explorer to the hard core outdoor types. The fly fisherman, back bowl skier and the thru hiker all call Colorado home. All seasons have great activities to enjoy the immensity of Colorado Public Lands.

What's your favorite pair of Rheos shades?

Style: Palmettos
Frame Color: Gunmetal
Lens Color: Gunmetal
Description: Conquering the Colorado Public lands is a healthy ambition for any adventurer looking to see the states beauty through rose colored glasses (or gunmetal if that's more your style). The lightest of the Rheos frames keeps you well protected with the classic aviator look that won't weigh you down on your next adventure.

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