The Great Blizzard of 2021

Stella and I raced up to the mountains the weekend of the Great Blizzard of 2021 to get in some snowshoeing and/or nordic skiing. On our way to Grand Lake, we had made a pitstop in Winter Park to see Stella's cousin who has been working at the Winter Park Resort for the season. We … Continue reading The Great Blizzard of 2021

Trail Ridge Road: Take 2

Stella worked half a day on New Years, and once she had closed her computer, we headed to Winter Park for dinner, and then onto Grand Lake, just as we had done the weekend prior for Christmas. This time, however, instead of cross-country skiing, our plans were set on snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park, … Continue reading Trail Ridge Road: Take 2

Cross Creek Snowshoe Trek

Last weekend was spent in Red Cliff, Colorado, which is a very small town (with a population of less than three hundred people) south of Vail. On Saturday, we parked the Tahoe along FS707, the start of our Cross Creek snowshoe trek; the road to get to the trailhead is right off of US Hwy … Continue reading Cross Creek Snowshoe Trek

Grand Lake Adventure

Grand Lake Nordic Center This past weekend, Stella and I headed back to Base Camp for our first trip of the winter. An abundance of snow blankets our home away from home. We had planned just to stay Saturday night but a spontaneous decision by Stella had us racing up to the high country Friday … Continue reading Grand Lake Adventure

Bowen/Baker Snowshoe Adventure

As I have mentioned in others posts, driving into Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) never gets old. During wintertime and early Spring, it feels as though you have the whole park to yourself. In the years past, we went snowshoeing nearly weekend, but this season we were only able to get out once. We lost … Continue reading Bowen/Baker Snowshoe Adventure

Doe Creek Snowshoe

During the week, we had high aspirations of snowshoeing on both Saturday and Sunday. But, Saturday turned out being too cold for us. We had ended up driving around a few places to look at the scenery and then took Aspen on a short walk in her boots and new coat. Thankfully, Sunday had turned out to be a bit warmer. For … Continue reading Doe Creek Snowshoe

Grand Lake Snowshoeing & XC Skiing

Last weekend, we had found ourselves back at our happy place: Grand Lake, CO. It felt as though years had passed since we had closed up our summer Base Camp in October. Last weekend was our first winter adventure for 2018, crazy! The winter season prior, we had spent nearly every weekend partaking in some … Continue reading Grand Lake Snowshoeing & XC Skiing