Colorado Autumn Adventures

While Base Camp @ Grand Lake gears up for an action-packed winter of snowshoeing and cross-country ski trips, we are enjoying some Colorado Autumn Adventures beforehand. A few weeks ago, we enjoyed an awesome bike trip in Breckenridge, and we have had a few other fun adventures in and around Colorado: Boyd lake State Park ~ … Continue reading Colorado Autumn Adventures

Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country Skis

In Mid-January, Stella and I had purchased new cross-country skis from REI. She had chosen the Fischer Spider 62 Crown Cross-Country skis, while I opted for the Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country skis, both of which included TURNAMIC bindings. I have had the opportunity to use these skis in different types of terrain, and … Continue reading Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country Skis

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Lost Lake, Nederland CO

The Adventurous 2017 Year In Review

https://vimeo.com/254114310 WINTER 2017 Our winter activities really kicked into high gear when we traveled to Idaho to visit Stella's parents in Challis, Idaho over the Christmas (2016) holiday. I am certain that there are many beautiful places across this great country, but I believe that it is difficult to beat the awe of the Sawtooth mountain range. On that … Continue reading The Adventurous 2017 Year In Review

Louis Garneau Blizzard II Snowshoes (Womens)

Louis Garneau Blizzard II Snowshoes (Womens) The move to Colorado peeked my (Stella's) interest in snowshoeing because of the abundance of backcountry trails in the mountains, and the various challenges associated with that form of outdoor activity. While living in Wisconsin, snowshoeing had never really appealed to me because the terrain there is pretty much flat, … Continue reading Louis Garneau Blizzard II Snowshoes (Womens)

Lost Lake Hike

We had been anticipating the arrival of the weekend because we had been planning a new hike near Nederland, CO. The quest was really two-fold: a new adventure into the trails on the east side of the continental divide and the Roosevelt National Forest, followed by dinner at Crosscut Pizzeria & Taphouse. We started the … Continue reading Lost Lake Hike