POTW: Stillness of Winter

Stillness of Winter ~ Grand Teton National Park, this photo also happens to be part of the collection of photos available to purchase. Follow the link to LH Photography to learn more.

Grand Lake Winter Weekend

Last weekend we spent time snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in Grand Lake, aptly named, Grand Lake Winter Weekend! It was a very cold weekend, so we had elected to start our adventures a little later than usual each day, around noon. And that also had been a special weekend because we used our brand new … Continue reading Grand Lake Winter Weekend

Nederland Snowshoe Day Trip

Last Saturday, we headed to Nederland to enjoy some easy-going snowshoeing with our friend Meghan and her Golden Retriever, Sadie. This was the first time either of them had snowshoed and they were both very excited to explore the snow on the beautiful Colorado bluebird day. Meghan wore Larry's new Tubbs Flex VRT snowshoes since … Continue reading Nederland Snowshoe Day Trip

Gunnison/Crested Butte Winter Adventure

Last weekend we embarked on our Gunnison/Crested Butte Winter Adventure, with great anticipation to explore this beautiful area with our cross-country skis and snowshoes. While this had been our very first visit to Crested Butte, we had visited the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in April 2021. Last winter, we had a trip … Continue reading Gunnison/Crested Butte Winter Adventure

Steamboat Springs Christmas Adventure

How did you spend Christmas 2021? We spent Christmas in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Every year, we are always asked what we received for Christmas, and each year we reply that we do not purchase gifts for one another; we haven't for many years. For us, Christmas is not about buying or receiving "things." We prefer … Continue reading Steamboat Springs Christmas Adventure

Winter without Snow is Coming

Parts of the Mountain West could be nearly snowless for years at a time in just a few decades. Snowmaking at Aspen Highlands Ski Resort started on October 13, leaving spots of snow on the ground and aspen trees.Kelsey Brunner Sarah Sax/High Country News Across the Central Rockies, it’s been an unseasonably warm, dry year. … Continue reading Winter without Snow is Coming

The Great Blizzard of 2021

Stella and I raced up to the mountains the weekend of the Great Blizzard of 2021 to get in some snowshoeing and/or nordic skiing. On our way to Grand Lake, we had made a pitstop in Winter Park to see Stella's cousin who has been working at the Winter Park Resort for the season. We … Continue reading The Great Blizzard of 2021