Mountain Bike & Kayak Day!!!

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!!!

Devil’s Head Lookout Tower Hike

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

Shoulder Season is Officially Upon Us

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

A Paddling Weekend!

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!