Ski pants, snow pants, what's the difference? And why are cross-country ski pants so expensive? If you are thinking that any pair of snow pants will work just fine for cross-country skiing, you are right…to a degree. Anything to protect your legs from the elements will work. However, there is a reason why there are … Continue reading Bjorn DAEHLIE P0wer Pants (Women)
POTW ~ Ranger Meadows
Snowshoeing along the Ranger Meadows Trail inside Rocky Mountain National Park. Our plans for the day had been to summit Shadow Mountain, however, we decided that a traverse across the East Shore Trail and returning via the Ranger Meadows Trail would be a more subtle adventure. Not exactly, stay tuned for more details as the … Continue reading POTW ~ Ranger Meadows
Glen Canyon Revealed
Reflection Canyon Utah taken in 2015 What comes next for Lake Powell? Craig Childs/High Country News There is the crumpling, the mess. A marina that once floated in a cove has been towed out of the shrinking lake and dropped in a field of Russian thistle, its metal pontoons partially sunk into dry, crack-crazed soil. Cooler … Continue reading Glen Canyon Revealed
POTW: Winter in the Kawuneeche Valley
Winter in the Kawuneeche Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park. Looking west from the Bowen/Baker Trailhead into the Never Summer Range and wilderness.
Micro Minnie FLX: CP Plus Panel
We traveled with our Micro Minnie FLX to Estes Park in October for our last outing with it for the season, camping along the banks of the Big Thompson River. Unbeknownst to us, we were about to learn that our CP plus panel was not working. It is needed in order to control the Truma … Continue reading Micro Minnie FLX: CP Plus Panel
Below, is a compilation of our recommended books that Larry and I have read over the years. The books are about topics ranging from history and different cultures to the outdoors and environmental concerns. Next to each book, you will find our personal review and/or a brief synopsis. The purpose of adding the Book tab … Continue reading Recommended Reads
2023 Winter Adventures: What’s Going On?
Some of you may be wondering why BaseCamp@GrandLake has not posted anything for winter adventures, especially considering the abundance of snow. Normally, we travel extensively in the winter but this season has been quite different. We have only taken one winter trip thus far, to Jackson Hole the week prior to Christmas, and it ended … Continue reading 2023 Winter Adventures: What’s Going On?