Jackson Hole/Alpine Winter Adventure

It is always a struggle returning to the city after spending time in the mountains, regardless of the season or mountain range that we are in. Although, the sting is slightly more potent when returning from Jackson Hole/Alpine because of how much we love that area. There are so many trails to explore, and each … Continue reading Jackson Hole/Alpine Winter Adventure

POTW: The Kawuneeche Valley

John Muir once said, “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul." The Kawuneeche Valley inside Rocky Mountain National Park is a perfect place to do just that. Stella and I spent this past Friday wandering around the north end of the valley via snowshoes.

POTW: Reynolds Mountain

Reynolds Mountain: due south from Logan Pass, in the heart of Glacier National Park. We stopped at the Logan Pass Visitor Center when returning from our trek to Grinnell Glacier. I took a few minutes to admire the many peaks surrounding the pass and spotted Reynolds Mountain standing tall. What I did not know at … Continue reading POTW: Reynolds Mountain

POTW: Amongst the Fall Colors

We were recently in Breckenridge and Frisco peddling amongst the fall colors, along the Blue River Bikeway and the Tenmile Canyon RecPath. As I had mentioned before, autumn in the Rocky Mountains is nothing short of spectacular. It had been the perfect day to put a few miles on our bikes, 26.33 miles to be … Continue reading POTW: Amongst the Fall Colors

Fall Biking in Breckenridge

The Base Camp @ Grand Lake cabin is closed up for the season, which means it is time for Larry and I to embark on excursions to other parts of Colorado. This past Saturday, we headed to the mountains for a little fall biking in Breckenridge. We really enjoy the bike scene there and wish … Continue reading Fall Biking in Breckenridge

Western Fires are Burning Higher in the Mountains

Western fires are burning higher in the mountains at unprecedented rates in a clear sign of climate change Mojtaba Sadegh, Boise State University; John Abatzoglou, University of California, Merced, and Mohammad Reza Alizadeh, McGill University The Western U.S. appears headed for another dangerous fire season, and a new study shows that even high mountain areas … Continue reading Western Fires are Burning Higher in the Mountains

POTW: Winter

Winter in the Never Summer Range as seen from Fairview Curve in Rocky Mountain National Park. Stella and I skied to Fairview Curve on Sunday breaking trail for over a mile to the curve, our ultimate goal is to make it to Milner Pass and the continental divide.