East Shore Trail and more…

East Shore Trail As adventurous as Stella, my wife, is it may surprise some to learn how intolerant she is of hiking in hot weather. She can and will do it, but will likely grumble quite a bit along the way, and be utterly miserable. Instead, she much prefers trekking in the Spring and Fall, … Continue reading East Shore Trail and more…

An Odd Start…

Our return to Base Camp @ Grand Lake has been off to an odd start for the 2020 season. First, Elk Creek Campground opened a week later than usual due to COVID. Second, the campground feels a little bit like a ghost town due to COVID restrictions, which fortunately continue to lighten with each passing … Continue reading An Odd Start…

Lake Granby: 40 Mile Kayak & Camping Adventure

Read all about our adventure ~ Lake Granby: Kayaking & Camping Adventure For the last few years, Stella and I have expressed an interest in doing a long-distance kayak and camping adventure. Labor Day weekend 2019, we are going to make that happen! We will be launching our Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem kayak, a.k.a. the … Continue reading Lake Granby: 40 Mile Kayak & Camping Adventure

Kayaking Lake Granby, Columbine Bay

Columbine Bay, Lake Granby It has been two summers since we had kayaked Lake Granby and back to Columbine Bay, the portion of the Colorado River that spills in from Shadow Mountain Lake. So, we were pretty excited to get back there again. For us kayaking Lake Granby offers a multitude of adventures. From the … Continue reading Kayaking Lake Granby, Columbine Bay