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

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