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Wendy Altschuler

Chicago-based Wendy Altschuler is a writer, editor and adventurer covering lifestyle, travel, hospitality, dining events and everything in between. Follow her on her next adventure at www.wendyaltschuler.com.

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir The best trips to pack for are the ones that necessitate a bunch of outdoor gear and layers of clothing that you can really move in—hiking boots and comfy sneakers, all-weather jackets, hydration systems, protein snacks. And so it goes with an adventure to Estes Park, Colorado. Recently, my seven-year-old son Kai and I left Chicago and set off on a wintery... more