Winter 2018 The months of January - March in Colorado were unusually dry, even high up in the mountains. The snow pack in January touched a 30-year low, and was the warmest on record, which was most likely attributed to a festering La Nina. It wasn't until the first weekend in February that I was … Continue reading Base Camp 2018 Year in Review
After prepping base camp the previous weekend it seemed as if we had twice as much packed in the back of the Tahoe including the newest addition to our arsenal at base camp, pie irons from Rome Industries (one round & one square). We also ordered the Pudgie Revolution Cookbook, which is loaded with creative … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend: The Return to Base Camp
It's hard not to get excited about waking up Saturday morning in the mountains. The day starts with our homemade world famous breakfast burritos and an espresso paired with a sweet treat. However, this morning was the first morning the mountains received a light blanketing of fresh snow, the snow line was above 10,000 feet … Continue reading Another Relaxing Weekend in the Mountains.
Saturday morning Larry embarked upon a fishing venture just after sunrise. From underneath the Shadow Mountain/Grand Lake Channel Bridge, he was able to catch sight of a beautiful sunrise, but alas, he did not catch anything. Me (Stella), I slept in a bit and had awoken to the gentle pleas of little Aspen who wanted to get the day moving. Once … Continue reading A Relaxing Weekend…