On Sunday, I (Stella) made a spontaneous decision for Larry and I to spend the afternoon at Aurora Reservoir, which is about ten minutes from our home. The gate entry fee is $10.00. In the years past, the park required that kayaks and canoes get fully inspected, which cost another $10.00 annually. But that policy has since changed, and these … Continue reading Mountain Bike & Kayak Day!!!
How did you spend Earth Day? As some of you may or may not know, Stella and I embrace being labeled as "tree huggers." We are ultra conscientious about our impact upon the Earth; we recycle everything possible, attempt to reduce water waste, use biodegradable & recycled products, used a compost bin, etc. Perhaps it is … Continue reading Devil’s Head Lookout Tower Hike
Saturday morning we awoke early in anticipation of racing up to the mountains for the weekend; Aspen was also eager to get a move on... as usual! With the Tahoe loaded, we had begun the journey west, with our first stop at the Fraser River Trail. We accessed the trail South of the Safeway Grocery … Continue reading Fraser River Trail Winter Hike & Colorado River Trail Adventure
This past Saturday started like any other, with a great breakfast accompanied by an Americano. I had quickly gathered my gear, hopped into the Tahoe and headed into the mountains with the goal of hiking/snowshoeing to an abandoned Colorado ski area. My destination was the Geneva Basin Ski Area. Driving west along scenic US 285 … Continue reading Geneva Basin Ski Area Solo Hike