Base Camp 2018 Year in Review

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

13,442 Feet…

A bit over 2 months ago, a friend and I set off on a quest to conquer what Colorado people refer to as a "14’er." Unlike our attempt last year at climbing Grays & Torreys Peak, this time around we had started far ahead of the game. For starters, we were able to drive to … Continue reading 13,442 Feet…

Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Most are familiar with the basic essentials for hiking during the summer, but just as important, are the essentials for winter trekking adventures. As we transition from fall to winter, now is the time to prepare and be ready for the next big snow day. Below, I have outlined in no certain order, what everyone's … Continue reading Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Geneva Basin Ski Area Solo Hike

This past Saturday started like any other, with a great breakfast accompanied by an Americano. I had quickly gathered my gear, hopped into the Tahoe and headed into the mountains with the goal of hiking/snowshoeing to an abandoned Colorado ski area. My destination was the Geneva Basin Ski Area. Driving west along scenic US 285 … Continue reading Geneva Basin Ski Area Solo Hike