Lake Verna: A First Adventure

About a month ago, a plan had been hatched with my friend and coworker, Dave, to do a backpacking trip to Lake Verna, a first adventure, from the East Inlet Trailhead inside of Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). This would be the first backcountry backpacking trip for both of us! Most hikers who make the … Continue reading Lake Verna: A First Adventure

Dave’s Backcountry Adventure

Dave Carlos ~ Backcountry Adventurer Hi fellow adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts. My name is Dave, and this is the story of my very first backpacking trip and backcountry adventure in the beautiful state of Colorado! And, it all began with a good friend and coworker of mine, Larry, who is the man behind the scenes … Continue reading Dave’s Backcountry Adventure

Solo Hike: Timber Lake RMNP

  Two Saturdays ago, I set out with one objective: hike all the way to Timber Lake inside of Rocky Mountain National Park. A while back, Stella and I had attempted to do this, but we were forced to stop at the active landslide in order to avoid risk of injury. Since that time, I … Continue reading Solo Hike: Timber Lake RMNP

Baker Gulch Exploratory Hike

Once I had finished reading the book, "Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks,” my thoughts immediately turned to hiking. It was too late in the day to complete a ten-mile plus hike, but I had wanted a trek with a bit of distance. However, when had driven to the North Inlet … Continue reading Baker Gulch Exploratory Hike