Lake Granby: Kayaking & Camping Adventure

After five weeks of planning, our kayak and camping adventure had finally arrived! The preparation for this journey had started on July 30, 2019, when we had ventured into REI to look at tenting gear that would fit our needs, not only for this adventure, but future endeavors as well. Please continue reading to learn … Continue reading Lake Granby: Kayaking & Camping Adventure

Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus Sleeping Pad

This was my (Stella’s) first experience sleeping on an official "camping pad.” As a kid, whenever I had slept in a sleeping bag, it was at a youth camp or at a friend’s house where we were either on the floor or on a bunk. Larry had picked this particular pad out for me after … Continue reading Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus Sleeping Pad

Earth Day 2019

This Earth Day is all about celebrating Every Corner of the World! So I'll be celebrating My Corner of the World, Colorado this Earth Day Weekend, April 19-22, 2019. I care about our Earth and the places we live. The funds you donate will enable the Sierra Club to do things like: • Provide cleaner, … Continue reading Earth Day 2019

Atlas 1030 Snowshoes

One weekend, after a spring snowstorm dumped two feet of snow around the metro area, we headed downtown Denver to REI with the intent of renting snowshoes for the weekend. Happening upon one of their garage sales, we came across a pair of Atlas 1030 snowshoes. They were very slightly worn, but in great condition … Continue reading Atlas 1030 Snowshoes