My story

I was born and raised in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. I spent the majority of my life there, with exception to my 4 years at University in Grand Junction, Colorado and my semester spent studying abroad in Almeria, Spain. I got my Bachelor’s of Arts in Media Strategy and Applications and a minor in Applied […]

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Exploring Rivers

Some of the best times of my entire life have been on the river. The majestic canyons, the cold and fierce river water, the rush of rapids, the calm of flatwater.  Combine all that with camping along the river bank with friends old and new and you’ve got a perfect weekend adventure. Mee Canyon Hike […]

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Colorado 14ers

For me, it began with my Father’s fascination with the big majestic mountains like Everest, K2, and Denali. My Dad, who was in his 40’s at the time, decided that he would summit the tallest mountains in Colorado, which are know as the Colorado 14ers (14,000 (+) foot mountains) as a tribute, and perhaps as […]

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Gallery of People

Click image to enlarge ©2011-2018 Leah Jane Davidson. Images may not be copied, printed or otherwise disseminated without express written permission of Leah Jane Davidson or its agents.  

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Gallery of Places

Click the photo to enlarge ©2011-2018 Leah Jane Davidson. Images may not be copied, printed or otherwise disseminated without express written permission of Leah Jane Davidson or its agents.

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Since Graduating (A Love Story)

I had been climbing the mountain for four years. One rainy day in May I finally reached the summit, ecstatic to have made it after all these years. I flirted with the clouds and took some moments to catch my breath. I looked out at the great wide world and felt an intense flood of satisfaction […]

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What’s to come?

The last six weeks have been like the hot bouncing liquid inside a lava lamp. Brilliant in the way the time flexed, slid, and oozed onward blurring and combining onto itself into lumps. Working in the heat of the moment, melting time into memories. This mad time-warp was created and emphasised during my last Spring semester […]

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The 365 Day Sentiment

REFLECTION: Pt. 1 It’s so easy to get caught up in future forward forever & forthcoming. It’s our nature to be tangled in tomorrows and twisted in to-dos.. But tonight I part into the past. One year ago I embarked on an unforgettable adventure. Pt. 2 U.S.A: Responsibility felt like hot stones in my pocket I […]

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Climbing the ladder of success with Kenny

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” -John Muir Above is a photo my classmate and friend Kenny took this past weekend on an Outdoor Program trip to the Telluride Via Ferrata. Viewing his sensational photos of the expedition inspires me so much. To be a strong and more efficient outdoor athlete and leader, […]

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Skiing

 SNOW SEASON Put on your heavy jacket and strap into your boots, it’s ski season and it’s time to hit the mountain. One of the hardest and best ski trips I ever embarked on was with the Outdoor Program  to the Addie S. hut and surrounding backcountry territory. The YouTube video featured is a quick […]

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