BEAR AWARE: ARE YOU PREPARED?

This adult male grizzly bear was spotted in April in the northern portion of Grand Teton. Photograph courtesy of Hal Staley. Grizzly bears began emerging from their dens in mid-March. Males are generally first, followed by females without cubs. Females with cubs of the year are usually last, typically not emerging until sometime in May. … Continue reading BEAR AWARE: ARE YOU PREPARED?

JACKSON HOLE: WINTER PARADISE

Before I dive into the details of our Jackson Hole: Winter Paradise trip, I must first preface with this: I (Stella) love Jackson Hole! For the past five years, Larry and I have been dreaming about, and planning to move to Grand Lake to live year round. However, at least a dozen times over the … Continue reading JACKSON HOLE: WINTER PARADISE

Epic Wild West Summer Vacation 2020

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park Our Epic Wild West Summer Vacation 2020 began late afternoon on Wednesday. The Tahoe was packed and ready to take us to Rock Springs, Wyoming, which has been a middle stopping point for many of our trips over the years. Per the itinerary that we had posted previously, our … Continue reading Epic Wild West Summer Vacation 2020

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

Earth Day 2019

This Earth Day is all about celebrating Every Corner of the World! So I'll be celebrating My Corner of the World, Colorado this Earth Day Weekend, April 19-22, 2019. I care about our Earth and the places we live. The funds you donate will enable the Sierra Club to do things like: • Provide cleaner, … Continue reading Earth Day 2019

Jenny Lake Hike, Day 2

Saturday, July 22nd, Day 2. What a beautiful morning. We start our day meeting Stella's parents at the Jackson Hole Campground at Fireside Resort to rendezvous for our morning ride along the Moose - Wilson Pathway to Teton Village, about 5 miles out. Unlike the Grand Teton Multi-use Pathway the Moose - Wilson Pathway to … Continue reading Jenny Lake Hike, Day 2