On Sunday, I (Stella) made a spontaneous decision for Larry and I to spend the afternoon at Aurora Reservoir, which is about ten minutes from our home. The gate entry fee is $10.00. In the years past, the park required that kayaks and canoes get fully inspected, which cost another $10.00 annually. But that policy has since changed, and these … Continue reading Mountain Bike & Kayak Day!!!
How did you spend Earth Day? As some of you may or may not know, Stella and I embrace being labeled as "tree huggers." We are ultra conscientious about our impact upon the Earth; we recycle everything possible, attempt to reduce water waste, use biodegradable & recycled products, used a compost bin, etc. Perhaps it is … Continue reading Devil’s Head Lookout Tower Hike
Saturday morning, after a quick breakfast, we gassed up the Tahoe and headed to Base Camp. The trip, however, did not come with an adventure of trekking through the woods, climbing a mountain or kayaking a lake. Instead, we were there to close up Base Camp until the spring of 2018. Since we had already … Continue reading Shoulder Season is Officially Upon Us
Saturday and Sunday were spent on the water paddling Shadow Mountain Lake, Grand Lake and Willow Creek Reservoir. Between the two days on the water we paddled over 6 hours and 16.5 miles. We began our adventure Saturday at the kayak launch on Shadow Mountain Lake just south of the channel leading into Grand Lake. … Continue reading A Paddling Weekend!