Base Camp @ Grand Lake: Humble Beginnings

Base Camp @ Grand Lake had been my (Stella's) idea. In May of 2017, right before we opened our cabin in Grand Lake for the season, I suggested to Larry that we start a website where we could share with others about our adventures, showcase Larry's photos and discuss the gear that we use. And … Continue reading Base Camp @ Grand Lake: Humble Beginnings

Yakima SkyLine System with the JetStream Bars

Since acquiring our ISLE Glider Wood SUP's last year (May 2019), we knew the need would eventually arise to upgrade to a rack system that would allow us to transport both of the boards and the kayak simultaneously. Since we have a big vacation planned this summer where we will want to bring everything, we … Continue reading Yakima SkyLine System with the JetStream Bars

ISLE Glider Wood SUP

Just finished paddle boarding on the Willow Creek Reservoir ***THIS IS AN UPDATED REVIEW SINCE PURCHASING THESE MAY/2019*** When we initially purchased the ISLE Glider Wood SUP's last year, our personal experience with SUPs had been fairly limited. In the years past, when we had rented SUPs, they were usually the BIC brand, which we … Continue reading ISLE Glider Wood SUP

POTW: Starry Night

Starry Night from Base Camp @ Grand Lake A starry night. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III and a M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO Lens. This was my first attempt at night/astro photography since using a Pentax K1000 (many moons ago...). I was hoping to find the Milky Way but no luck.

Video of the Week – Theme Song

https://vimeo.com/413833135 The Base Camp @ Grand Lake theme song set to photographs taken over the course of the past year. Including our overnight kayaking adventure, recent trip to Jackson Hole and our many travels into Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy the theme song crafted by Stella.

Photo of the Week – Nature

A cow moose with her calf near Base Camp @ Grand Lake. Photo of the Week - Nature. One never knows what one will see when one walks about nature. Stella and I never take for granted our interactions outdoors.