Grand Lake Winter Finale

Two weekends ago, we ventured to Grand Lake for our second trip there this winter. While there was plenty of snow, that may not be the case for much longer if the temperatures continue to remain high. The two days we were there, the temperature was about 40ish degrees with a clear blue sky. It … Continue reading Grand Lake Winter Finale

Grand Lake Winter Weekend

Last weekend we spent time snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in Grand Lake, aptly named, Grand Lake Winter Weekend! It was a very cold weekend, so we had elected to start our adventures a little later than usual each day, around noon. And that also had been a special weekend because we used our brand new … Continue reading Grand Lake Winter Weekend

2021: A Photo Journey

https://vimeo.com/662492966 2021: A photo journey of our adventures. It is hard to believe that 2022 is upon us. As we prepare for new and upcoming winter adventures, let us take a journey back through 2021. Where did we adventure in 2021? Let us start with a few firsts: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, … Continue reading 2021: A Photo Journey

POTW: Fall in the Mountains

Fall in the mountains of Colorado is simply breathtaking. Year after year, the aspens begin their autumnal metamorphosis, putting on a vivid display of colors from reds, oranges and golden yellows and a trip through Rocky Mountain National Park never disappoints. A small grove of aspens pop vibrantly in spectacular fashion against the backdrop of the Never Summer Range, located on the western edge of Rocky … Continue reading POTW: Fall in the Mountains

POTW: The North Inlet Moose

We happened upon the North Inlet Moose as we were driving through Grand Lake heading to the east end of the lake on a Sunday evening not long ago. The North Inlet source, Lake Powell, is located deep in the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park. These waters provide the necessary source of moisture that … Continue reading POTW: The North Inlet Moose

POTW: Jupiter Rising over Grand Lake

I was tinkering with a little astrophotography last night and captured Jupiter rising over Grand Lake. Jupiter is the bright dot in the center of the image and with Saturn the next brightest image to the right. This is one in a series of photos from Base Camp @ Grand Lake using my GoPro Hero … Continue reading POTW: Jupiter Rising over Grand Lake

POTW: Pelecanus Erythrorhynchos

Pelecanus Erythrorhynchos, or more commonly known as the American White Pelican, one of the largest birds of North America, takes flight over Shadow Mountain Lake. They frequently congregate, in mass, near the inflow from the Colorado River on Shadow Mountain Lake, returning each spring to the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park.