Base Camp @ Grand Lake: Logo Stickers Available!

We are excited to announce that the Base Camp @ Grand Lake logo stickers are now available for purchase on our website! Just click on the "Shop" link. The durable vinyl stickers are 4" round and made for outdoor use. They are $5.49 each, which includes shipping.  This development of the Base Camp @ Grand … Continue reading Base Camp @ Grand Lake: Logo Stickers Available!

POTW: Double Arch

Double Arch inside Arches National Park is a unique arch structure, it is referred to as a pothole arch. The double arch was created when water eroded the the arches from above versus from the side. Arches National Park is located just north of Moab, Utah, the park is encompassed by the Colorado Plateau.

RockyMounts BackStage Hitch Rack

The need to upgrade from our Yakima RidgeBack bike rack presented itself this year when we both purchased new bikes: I bought a Scott Scale 940; Stella bought a Trek Dual Sport 3 (Women's). We were looking for a more convenient way to load and unload our kayak from the roof of the Tahoe, while … Continue reading RockyMounts BackStage Hitch Rack

Southwest Colorado Adventure

This last weekend we embarked upon our Southwest Colorado Adventure, another first for us. The weather had prevented us from being able to do everything that we had planned. But we still had a great time visiting this part of Colorado, although it had felt like a world away from our neck of the woods … Continue reading Southwest Colorado Adventure

POTW: Sawatch Range

The Sawatch Range ~ Mt Antero & Mt Princeton The Sawatch Range, which is home to eight of the twenty highest peaks in Colorado. We stopped in route from our weekend trip to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Ouray to take in the views as we made our way home. Every … Continue reading POTW: Sawatch Range

National Park Week 2021

Prior to the start of National Park Week 2021, I posted a question on Facebook: "What is your favorite National Park?" I was astonished to learn that Rocky Mountain National Park did not make the top 5. THe Top 5: Yellowstone National Park took top honors, which is almost a given considering that it is … Continue reading National Park Week 2021

A Glenwood Springs Weekend…

This past weekend, we visited Glenwood Springs for the first time. It is a small town in western Colorado, possessing a rich mining history, with lore of famous outlaws and gunslingers. We had planned a cross-country ski trip here over this recent winter, but ended up going somewhere else that had more snow. This spring, … Continue reading A Glenwood Springs Weekend…

Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day 2021... I am pleased to introduce the premier of Stella's song, "Wildfires Lead To Wildflowers," accompanied by photos of our journeys across Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and various national forests. Stella's song was drawn from last years East Troublesome Fire that swept through the Arapaho … Continue reading Earth Day 2021