Micro Minne FLX: Off Grid Experiment

In preparation for our now cancelled Leadville trip, we disconnected our Micro Minnie FLX to conduct an off grid experiment. One of the key features of the FLX package, touted by Winnebago, is the ability to spend up to five days off grid. On a recent Saturday afternoon, at approximately 1:00 p.m., I disconnected the … Continue reading Micro Minne FLX: Off Grid Experiment

POTW: Challis National Forest

A top Twin Peaks South looking into the heart of the Challis National Forest. The first stop along our Idaho Panhandle~Canada Adventure. The Salmon-Challis National Forest is one of the largest national forests in the continental United States and encompasses the majority of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.

Base Camp @ Grand Lake Summer Plans

Big things are in store for Base Camp @ Grand Lake this year! After extensive discussion and research, we decided to purchase a 2022 Winnebago Micro Minnie FLX 2108DS travel trailer. There are many reasons why we decided upon this particular RV, but most importantly, it will allow us to utilize it year-round, anywhere.  We … Continue reading Base Camp @ Grand Lake Summer Plans

Earth Pak Waterproof Bag 10L

Years ago when we purchased our Isle Glider Wood Stand Up Paddleboards, I (Stella) had been using a vinyl zipper bag that accompanied the purchase our boards. Larry immediately purchased a Sea To Summit dry bag. For two years, I contemplated whether I actually liked his bag or not while I continued using my Isle … Continue reading Earth Pak Waterproof Bag 10L

Grand Lake Winter Finale

Two weekends ago, we ventured to Grand Lake for our second trip there this winter. While there was plenty of snow, that may not be the case for much longer if the temperatures continue to remain high. The two days we were there, the temperature was about 40ish degrees with a clear blue sky. It … Continue reading Grand Lake Winter Finale

Aspen Winter Adventure II

This past weekend we ventured to Aspen for our second trip this winter season. It is logical to think that we would have done something different from our earlier trip there, but we ended up doing pretty much the same thing. That being the case, this post will be much shorter than that of our … Continue reading Aspen Winter Adventure II

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