Osprey Daylite

We had moved to Colorado in December of 2015. As winter transitioned to spring, our thoughts had turned toward exploring the mountains. So off to REI we had went, in search of a few items for our upcoming adventures into the high country. On one particular trip, I had picked up the Osprey Daylite for … Continue reading Osprey Daylite

Geneva Basin Ski Area Solo Hike

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

Solo Hike – Plymouth Mountain Trail

Confident that I had packed on a few pounds since Thanksgiving Day, I needed to get back to nature and back to healthy living. I decided to hike on a familiar trail located at Deer Creek Canyon, which is part of the Jefferson County Open Space. What I have always enjoyed about hiking at Deer … Continue reading Solo Hike – Plymouth Mountain Trail

Lost Lake Hike

We had been anticipating the arrival of the weekend because we had been planning a new hike near Nederland, CO. The quest was really two-fold: a new adventure into the trails on the east side of the continental divide and the Roosevelt National Forest, followed by dinner at Crosscut Pizzeria & Taphouse. We started the … Continue reading Lost Lake Hike