Return to Granite Falls…

Granite Falls, located on the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park, from the Green Mountain Trailhead, is about an eleven-mile out and back hike. So, what does one do on the second day of summer with the threat of rain, snow and/or thunder on the return portion of the hike? Well, Stella, who does … Continue reading Return to Granite Falls…

Osprey Daylite

We had moved to Colorado in December of 2015. As winter transitioned to spring, our thoughts had turned toward exploring the mountains. So off to REI we had went, in search of a few items for our upcoming adventures into the high country. On one particular trip, I had picked up the Osprey Daylite for … Continue reading Osprey Daylite

Arc’Teryx Beta LT Jacket

As Winter 2016 was starting to settle in, I decided that it was finally time to seek out a replacement for my well-aged winter coat. I knew that we would be embarking upon a lot of hiking, snowshoeing and Nordic skiing adventures in the future, so functionality and versatility were top priorities. Fit: I am … Continue reading Arc’Teryx Beta LT Jacket