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

Grand Lake Snowshoeing & XC Skiing

Last weekend, we had found ourselves back at our happy place: Grand Lake, CO. It felt as though years had passed since we had closed up our summer Base Camp in October. Last weekend was our first winter adventure for 2018, crazy! The winter season prior, we we had spent nearly every weekend partaking in … Continue reading Grand Lake Snowshoeing & XC Skiing

Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack

Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack 1.5L Prior to purchasing this hydration pack, I’ve really enjoyed using my waist hydration pack by Ultimate Direction for hiking & cross country skiing. However, once we moved to Colorado, it no longer became practical due to the unpredictable weather here, which makes it necessary to always have additional gear … Continue reading Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack

Shoulder Season is Officially Upon Us

Saturday morning, after a quick breakfast, we gassed up the Tahoe and headed to Base Camp. The trip, however, did not come with an adventure of trekking through the woods, climbing a mountain or kayaking a lake. Instead, we were there to close up Base Camp until the spring of 2018. Since we had already … Continue reading Shoulder Season is Officially Upon Us