POTW: Lake Granby

Lake Granby Looking into the Indian Peaks from the southern end of Lake Granby near Arapaho Bay. The mirror image of the snow covered peaks projected on to the surface of the lake was mesmerizing as the lake was smooth as glass. We were driving back towards Monarch Lake along County Road 6 when I … Continue reading POTW: Lake Granby

REI Co-op Half Dome 3 Plus Tent

Over the Labor Day weekend (2019), Stella and I had laid the groundwork for an awesome kayaking/camping trip that included an overnight stay at the Roaring Fork Campground. Because we were kayaking to the campground, we needed a form of shelter that we could easily transport on our kayak. Thus, our search for a tent … Continue reading REI Co-op Half Dome 3 Plus Tent

Lake Granby: Kayaking & Camping Adventure

After five weeks of planning, our kayak and camping adventure had finally arrived! The preparation for this journey had started on July 30, 2019, when we had ventured into REI to look at tenting gear that would fit our needs, not only for this adventure, but future endeavors as well. Please continue reading to learn … Continue reading Lake Granby: Kayaking & Camping Adventure

Lake Granby: 40 Mile Kayak & Camping Adventure

Read all about our adventure ~ Lake Granby: Kayaking & Camping Adventure For the last few years, Stella and I have expressed an interest in doing a long-distance kayak and camping adventure. Labor Day weekend 2019, we are going to make that happen! We will be launching our Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem kayak, a.k.a. the … Continue reading Lake Granby: 40 Mile Kayak & Camping Adventure

Kayaking Lake Granby, Columbine Bay

Columbine Bay, Lake Granby It has been two summers since we had kayaked Lake Granby and back to Columbine Bay, the portion of the Colorado River that spills in from Shadow Mountain Lake. So, we were pretty excited to get back there again. For us kayaking Lake Granby offers a multitude of adventures. From the … Continue reading Kayaking Lake Granby, Columbine Bay

Kayaking Lake Granby

Saturday, September 2nd. It was a good thing we started Saturday morning off with our world famous breakfast burritos, banana bread and espresso as we would need the fuel to complete the days adventure that lied ahead, kayaking Lake Granby to the headwaters of the Colorado River, another first adventure. After sneaking off to swim … Continue reading Kayaking Lake Granby

July 4th Holiday Weekend

Saturday's kayaking adventure was our first paddle on Lake Granby. What a beautiful day to be outdoors, a bit deceptive but nonetheless a beautiful day. We started our paddle launching from the Rainbow Bay Picnic Site located just of off County Road 6 which leads to the Monarch Lake trailhead. Our unstated goal was to … Continue reading July 4th Holiday Weekend