Backcountry Avalanche Awareness 2019

The 2019 snow season kicked into high gear early this year allowing many ski resorts across the american west to open early than scheduled. The 2018/2019 winter proved to be historic in the number of avalanches that occurred in the state of Colorado. But what do you need to know when you venture beyond the … Continue reading Backcountry Avalanche Awareness 2019

Second Creek to Broome Hut

For the past four years, we have been driving past the Second Creek Trailhead as we traveled back and forth to Base Camp @ Grand Lake over Berthoud Pass. Repeatedly, I have mentioned to Stella that we need to venture up the trail to see what is hiding up there. Well, fate had intervened and … Continue reading Second Creek to Broome Hut

Bowen/Baker Snowshoe Adventure

As I have mentioned in others posts, driving into Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) never gets old. During wintertime and early Spring, it feels as though you have the whole park to yourself. In the years past, we went snowshoeing nearly weekend, but this season we were only able to get out once. We lost … Continue reading Bowen/Baker Snowshoe Adventure

What A Difference A Year Makes

February 2019 February 2018 Kenosha Pass and the Colorado Trail, over looking South Park Valley. The pictures speak for themselves, what a difference a year makes.