The Trailhead

Welcome to your starting point for tips, tools, inspiration, and, encouragement in your journey to  create a fun & adventurous elopement!

Think you're limited to a bland courthouse wedding? Think again, friend!!

I’m here to show you that the world is your oyster and your elopement is the pearl.

From hitching a ride on a hot air balloon to saying "I do" while exploring crystal blue glaciers, this round-up of posts below is your ticket to thinking outside the box and embracing the wild side of love. 

Prepare for jaw-dropping locations, unconventional ceremonies, and enough “omg, you can DO that?!?!” elopement ideas to make your grandkids gasp in awe. ;-)   

So, grab your partner's hand, kick conformity to the curb, and get ready to vision an elopement adventure that will leave you both breathless and grinning like a couple of Cheshire cats. 

Read on below!!!!

Elopement inspiration awaits!

Here’s How Much An Elopement Should Cost

This post is for you if you’re asking yourself “how much does it cost to elope?!” “We eloped to save money” is a phrase you hear swatted around, right?  And for good reason! Visioning a lower cost to elope can feel good. Dropping $30,000 (on average) on a wedding doesn’t sit well with some folks, […]

Wondering how much does an elopement cost? This bride and groom wanted a hot air balloon in their experience (as seen here!) That's an added cost!



Hi! I’m Kate, 

and I’m in your corner.

With my whole soul, I believe that you and your partner should marry in a way that feels like you. I was a mainstream wedding photographer and realized not all couples were actually feeling it on their wedding day.  They felt more like stagehands in someone else’s show. 

I changed course so that you can too.

Freeing couples to get married exactly how they want to, with no limits on what that looks like. I’ll have your back for every step on this trail. (Literally….I may be behind you, photographing while carrying your dress or pack.  But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. 😉)

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