Return to Granite Falls…

Granite Falls, located on the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park, from the Green Mountain Trailhead, is about an eleven-mile out and back hike. So, what does one do on the second day of summer with the threat of rain, snow and/or thunder on the return portion of the hike? Well, Stella, who does … Continue reading Return to Granite Falls…

POTW: Granite Falls Hike

Lulu City Hike Solo Hike

A fews ago on a Sunday afternoon, I headed into Rocky Mountain National Park and beelined it to the Colorado River Trailhead. Destination: Lulu City. Stella and I had attempted to snowshoe back to Lulu City in late winter of this recent season, but our effort was thwarted as the afternoon sun had begun to … Continue reading Lulu City Hike Solo Hike

Osprey Daylite

We had moved to Colorado in December of 2015. As winter transitioned to spring, our thoughts had turned toward exploring the mountains. So off to REI we had went, in search of a few items for our upcoming adventures into the high country. On one particular trip, I had picked up the Osprey Daylite for … Continue reading Osprey Daylite