This spring, we posted a detailed story about the grassroots of BaseCamp@Grand Lake. It all began with the coming together of two people who are passionate about the environment and outdoor adventure sports. Today marks the 12-year anniversary of the day we met as well as our 10-year wedding anniversary. On June 23, 2009, Larry … Continue reading Celebrating 10 (12) Years
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.