Alces alces, also known as a moose. I photographed this bull moose foraging in the Kawuneeche Valley in early August of 2020 near the Colorado River. Rocky Mountain National Park has an abundant population of moose that can be seen year round. These magnificent creatures are a subspecies and scientifically referred to as Alces Alces … Continue reading POTW: Alces alces
Spring in RMNP, as that saying goes, hope springs eternal as a cow moose and her yearling offspring forage in the Kawuneeche Valley. Last fall the East Troublesome fire impacted over 193,000 acres of land in Grand County, including cutting through the heart of the Rocky Mountain National Park, jumping the continental divide and stopping … Continue reading POTW: Spring in RMNP
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
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.
https://vimeo.com/471811390 Our hearts go out to those working on the frontlines combating the East Troublesome Fire, and to those whom the wildfire has affected. We put together a picture montage to the theme for Base Camp @ Grand Lake in hopes of remembering our beloved Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park. Time will heal... … Continue reading Grand Lake & RMNP In Pictures…
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
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