An Attempt at Grays Peak & Torreys Peak

While most of you were still fast asleep Saturday morning, I sprang awake to my alarm at 4AM. Why such an early start? The goal that day was to climb a 14'er or two, Grays Peak (14,270 feet) and Torreys Peak (14,267 feet) located just west of Georgetown in the Arapaho National Forest. In the … Continue reading An Attempt at Grays Peak & Torreys Peak

Doe Creek Hike

Little did we know that Saturday would end up really being our last full day at Base Camp. After our morning ritual beginning with our breakfast burrito and espresso paired with glazed donut holes we walked Aspen and made our way to Never Summer Mountain Products. As we head into winter Stella needs a new … Continue reading Doe Creek Hike

Off to Monarch Lake

Saturday started out in usual fashion with our homemade breakfast burritos and espresso paired with old fashion donut holes. But as we near the end of the season we had to tend to our travel trailer before moving onto the days activity. This meant grabbing a ladder and climbing to clean the roof our travel … Continue reading Off to Monarch Lake

Fall Hiking

Stella and I attempted to hike down to the Colorado River on Saturday with Aspen via the Β Colorado River Trail. About a mile into to the hike trail was closed due to fall logging operations. Somewhat discouraged we doubled back via the short loop near the parking lot. A side trail that Stella has yet … Continue reading Fall Hiking