POTW – The Mountains are Calling

Never Summer Mountains, Rocky Mountain National Park. As seen from the Bowen/Baker trail in Rocky Mountain National Park. Life is an adventure we must be willing to explore. When out on the trail stop, look about and listen... it is a place where we can connect and enjoy the solitude of our surrounding. Find Your … Continue reading POTW – The Mountains are Calling

POTW ~ The Moose are on the Loose

Bull Moose, Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday evening, June 20th, I drove into Rocky Mountain Nation Park with the intent of photographing elk. However, I knew that moose had been gathering near the road leading back to Bowen Gulch and the Colorado River, tonight was no different. If memory serves me correctly there were two … Continue reading POTW ~ The Moose are on the Loose

The Mystery of Mountain Lions

Despite decades of research, myth and fear still surround the animals. Image credit: Sarah Gilman/High Country News Sarah Gilman/High Country News Last winter, I went walking on a gray afternoon between storms. Meltwater pattered the snow around the ponderosas. Fog wound through overhanging boughs. My dog, Taiga, strained at her leash. We turned up a ravine, climbing … Continue reading The Mystery of Mountain Lions

An Odd Start…

Our return to Base Camp @ Grand Lake has been off to an odd start for the 2020 season. First, Elk Creek Campground opened a week later than usual due to COVID. Second, the campground feels a little bit like a ghost town due to COVID restrictions, which fortunately continue to lighten with each passing … Continue reading An Odd Start…