Grand Lake Adventure

Grand Lake Nordic Center This past weekend, Stella and I headed back to Base Camp for our first trip of the winter. An abundance of snow blankets our home away from home. We had planned just to stay Saturday night but a spontaneous decision by Stella had us racing up to the high country Friday … Continue reading Grand Lake Adventure

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…

Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack

    Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack 1.5L Prior to purchasing this hydration pack, I’ve really enjoyed using my waist hydration pack by Ultimate Direction for hiking & cross country skiing. However, once we moved to Colorado, it no longer became practical due to the unpredictable weather here, which makes it necessary to always have … Continue reading Osprey Rev 6 Hydration Pack