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Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Most are familiar with the basic essentials for hiking during the summer, but just as important, are the essentials for winter trekking adventures. As we transition from fall to winter, now is the time to prepare and be ready for the next big snow day. Below, I have outlined in no certain order, what everyone's … Continue reading Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

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