Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Most are familiar with the basic essentials for hiking during the summer, but just as important, are the essentials for winter trekking adventures. As we transition from fall to winter, now is the time to prepare and be ready for the next big snow day. Below, I have outlined in no certain order, what everyone's … Continue reading Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

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

Doe Creek Snowshoe

During the week, we had high aspirations of snowshoeing on both Saturday and Sunday. But, Saturday turned out being too cold for us. We had ended up driving around a few places to look at the scenery and then took Aspen on a short walk in her boots and new coat. Thankfully, Sunday had turned out to be a bit warmer. For … Continue reading Doe Creek Snowshoe

Grand Lake Snowshoeing & XC Skiing

Last weekend, we had found ourselves back at our happy place: Grand Lake, CO. It felt as though years had passed since we had closed up our summer Base Camp in October. Last weekend was our first winter adventure for 2018, crazy! The winter season prior, we we had spent nearly every weekend partaking in … Continue reading Grand Lake Snowshoeing & XC Skiing