Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike

A few Saturday's back we drove into Rocky Mountain National Park with the intention of taking in a little bit of nature. Three years ago, when we had first established Base Camp in Grand Lake, we had stumbled upon a small group of bull elk just to the northeast of Milner Pass along the Cache … Continue reading Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike

Memorial Day Weekend: The Return to Base Camp

After prepping base camp the previous weekend it seemed as if we had twice as much packed in the back of the Tahoe including the newest addition to our arsenal at base camp, pie irons from Rome Industries (one round & one square). We also ordered the Pudgie Revolution Cookbook, which is loaded with creative … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend: The Return to Base Camp

Another Relaxing Weekend in the Mountains.

It's hard not to get excited about waking up Saturday morning in the mountains. The day starts with our homemade world famous breakfast burritos and an espresso paired with a sweet treat. However, this morning was the first morning the mountains received a light blanketing of fresh snow, the snow line was above 10,000 feet … Continue reading Another Relaxing Weekend in the Mountains.

Stella’s Favorite – Monarch Lake Hike

Sunday, September 3rd, we headed to Monarch Lake to hike the loop with Aspen. We got off to an early start hoping to beat the crowds and thankfully we did, more about this at the end. From the trailhead we trekked southeast along the northern shoreline. This by far is Stella’s favorite hike. After arriving … Continue reading Stella’s Favorite – Monarch Lake Hike