National Park Week 2021

Prior to the start of National Park Week 2021, I posted a question on Facebook: "What is your favorite National Park?" I was astonished to learn that Rocky Mountain National Park did not make the top 5. THe Top 5: Yellowstone National Park took top honors, which is almost a given considering that it is … Continue reading National Park Week 2021

Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day 2021... I am pleased to introduce the premier of Stella's song, "Wildfires Lead To Wildflowers," accompanied by photos of our journeys across Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and various national forests. Stella's song was drawn from last years East Troublesome Fire that swept through the Arapaho … Continue reading Earth Day 2021

Base Camp @ Grand Lake: Humble Beginnings

Base Camp @ Grand Lake had been my (Stella's) idea. In May of 2017, right before we opened our cabin in Grand Lake for the season, I suggested to Larry that we start a website where we could share with others about our adventures, showcase Larry's photos and discuss the gear that we use. And … Continue reading Base Camp @ Grand Lake: Humble Beginnings

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

POTW: Life in the Kawuneeche Valley

Life in the Kawuneeche Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park, hope springs eternal. As cow and her calf forage about in the meadow in the spring of 2020.

POTW: Fall in Rocky Mountain National Park

A bull moose courting a cow... Though not technically quite fall yet in Rocky Mountain National Park that doesn't mean that love isn't in the air. We were driving in the RMNP last weekend and came upon a bull moose courting a cow, the peak of the moose rut is usually late September to early … Continue reading POTW: Fall in Rocky Mountain National Park

POTW: The Meandering Moose

A week ago we ran into Rocky Mountain National Park to view the wildlife. We initially had passed a group of meandering moose that had captured the attention of many but they were in the tree line across the meadow. We continued our journey deeper into the park before we turned back at the Timber … Continue reading POTW: The Meandering Moose