Fairview Curve Nordic Adventure

Earlier this winter, we set our sights on skiing up to Fairview Curve inside of Rocky Mountain National Park. Fairview Curve is a lookout point along Trail Ridge Road, which is the main road inside of the park leading up to the Alpine Center. Last winter, we snowshoed up to Fairview Curve, and it had … Continue reading Fairview Curve Nordic Adventure

JACKSON HOLE: WINTER PARADISE

Before I dive into the details of our Jackson Hole: Winter Paradise trip, I must first preface with this: I (Stella) love Jackson Hole! For the past five years, Larry and I have been dreaming about, and planning to move to Grand Lake to live year round. However, at least a dozen times over the … Continue reading JACKSON HOLE: WINTER PARADISE

Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Vol. 2

It is patently obvious the 2020/2021 winter will be vastly different than the start of the 2019 season. We all know how the season came to an end in March 2020 with the closure of all ski resorts across the country as they succumbed to the pandemic. While we still continue to battle the pandemic … Continue reading Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Vol. 2

Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country Skis

In Mid-January, Stella and I had purchased new cross-country skis from REI. She had chosen the Fischer Spider 62 Crown Cross-Country skis, while I opted for the Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country skis, both of which included TURNAMIC bindings. I have had the opportunity to use these skis in different types of terrain, and … Continue reading Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country Skis

Winter Weekend Adventure

Saturday: Snowshoe to Broome Hut The start of that epic winter weekend adventure began as most do: with a drive into the high country. The first part of the weekend began at the Broome Hut, located on Berthoud Pass. The access point is the Second Creek Trailhead located on the Winter Park side of the … Continue reading Winter Weekend Adventure

Fischer Spider 62 Crown IFP Cross-Country Skis

When I (Stella) had lived in Wisconsin, classic cross-country skiing was my passion sport - I loved it! However, my love for this form of skiing had fizzled shortly after moving to Colorado four years ago when I noticed the difference between the two different types of terrains. I had become discouraged by all of … Continue reading Fischer Spider 62 Crown IFP Cross-Country Skis