East Shore Trail and more…

East Shore Trail As adventurous as Stella, my wife, is it may surprise some to learn how intolerant she is of hiking in hot weather. She can and will do it, but will likely grumble quite a bit along the way, and be utterly miserable. Instead, she much prefers trekking in the Spring and Fall, … Continue reading East Shore Trail and more…

Onyx A-24 In-Sight Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket

From reading our posts about the hundreds of miles (actually closer to 1000 miles) that we have kayaked over the last few years, and my newfound passion for standup paddle boarding, those who do not know me may be surprised to learn that I am not a very good swimmer. In fact, before Larry and … Continue reading Onyx A-24 In-Sight Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket

An Odd Start…

Our return to Base Camp @ Grand Lake has been off to an odd start for the 2020 season. First, Elk Creek Campground opened a week later than usual due to COVID. Second, the campground feels a little bit like a ghost town due to COVID restrictions, which fortunately continue to lighten with each passing … Continue reading An Odd Start…

Kayaking the Aurora Reservoir

Fellow adventures, it has been very difficult for Stella and I to be away from the mountains and not be able to enjoy the outdoors as we normally would have over the past several weeks or so. Knowing the mountains had received a wealth of snowfall in the months of March & April, we desperately … Continue reading Kayaking the Aurora Reservoir