Hahns Peak as viewed from the "Big Mango" on Steamboat Lake. The peak is named after Joseph Hahn, who in the 1860's set out to find gold on the mountain. Finding riches on every side of the mountain in 1865, he and his crew set out to expand their operations the following year. In 1866 … Continue reading POTW: Hahns Peak
A Bald Eagle, perched above Lake Granby. Found throughout North America and commonly referred as a Bald Eagle, although they are not bald. They were dubbed "Bald" because of their all-white heads. We spotted this magnificent creature on our way to Monarch Lake to hike the loop over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Sacred Dancing Cascade, Glacier National Park John Muir once said, “I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” Your summer adventure awaits, whether it is a planned trip in one of our many National Parks or just an unexpected … Continue reading POTW: Summer Adventure
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Ice Fall, found along Independence Road, east of the Grottos. Stella and I spent the weekend in Aspen retracing our trek from earlier in the winter. Watch for the post later in the week and take a look back at our prior adventure there at the end of January.
Mount Moran, standing sentinel at the North end of the Teton Range in Grand Teton National Park. Named for Thomas Moran, known for his stunning landscape paintings of the West. At 12,605 feet, Mount Moran is the fourth highest peak in the Teton Range, second in prominence to Grand Teton. Our latest Jackson Hole winter … Continue reading POTW: Mount Moran
In a few days, we leave for Jackson Hole, Wyoming to snowshoe and cross-country ski, as this has become an annual winter pilgrimage for us. We will also be venturing to Alpine to do these activities as well as an all-day snowmobile trip. While we are out adventuring, take a look at our past Jackson … Continue reading POTW: Jackson Hole