Winter 2018 The months of January - March in Colorado were unusually dry, even high up in the mountains. The snow pack in January touched a 30-year low, and was the warmest on record, which was most likely attributed to a festering La Nina. It wasn't until the first weekend in February that I was … Continue reading Base Camp 2018 Year in Review
A few Saturday's back we drove into Rocky Mountain National Park with the intention of taking in a little bit of nature. Three years ago, when we had first established Base Camp in Grand Lake, we had stumbled upon a small group of bull elk just to the northeast of Milner Pass along the Cache … Continue reading Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike
It's hard not to get excited about waking up Saturday morning in the mountains. The day starts with our homemade world famous breakfast burritos and an espresso paired with a sweet treat. However, this morning was the first morning the mountains received a light blanketing of fresh snow, the snow line was above 10,000 feet … Continue reading Another Relaxing Weekend in the Mountains.
Saturday and Sunday we pretty much a washed out affair as each afternoon the rain moved in from the west. We were able to enjoy breakfast each morning consisting of our homemade breakfast burritos with our morning espresso concoctions. Aspen did manage to take advantage of the weather as she was able swim both Saturday … Continue reading A Washed Out Weekend…