Solo Hike: Timber Lake RMNP

  Two Saturdays ago, I set out with one objective: hike all the way to Timber Lake inside of Rocky Mountain National Park. A while back, Stella and I had attempted to do this, but we were forced to stop at the active landslide in order to avoid risk of injury. Since that time, I … Continue reading Solo Hike: Timber Lake RMNP

Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike

A few Saturday's back we drove into Rocky Mountain National Park with the intention of taking in a little bit of nature. Three years ago, when we had first established Base Camp in Grand Lake, we had stumbled upon a small group of bull elk just to the northeast of Milner Pass along the Cache … Continue reading Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike

Baker Gulch Exploratory Hike

Once I had finished reading the book, "Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks,” my thoughts immediately turned to hiking. It was too late in the day to complete a ten-mile plus hike, but I had wanted a trek with a bit of distance. However, when had driven to the North Inlet … Continue reading Baker Gulch Exploratory Hike

Lodge Camp Dutch Oven

During the summer of 2017, we had talked about getting a dutch oven but it had never happened. Our 2018 summer started off with two Rome Industries pudgie pie irons, and we have cooked some really good pies with them (please see our review about these). And again, the subject of a dutch oven came … Continue reading Lodge Camp Dutch Oven