Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Most are familiar with the basic essentials for hiking during the summer, but just as important, are the essentials for winter trekking adventures. As we transition from fall to winter, now is the time to prepare and be ready for the next big snow day. Below, I have outlined in no certain order, what everyone's … Continue reading Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Osprey Daylite

We had moved to Colorado in December of 2015. As winter transitioned to spring, our thoughts had turned toward exploring the mountains. So off to REI we had went, in search of a few items for our upcoming adventures into the high country. On one particular trip, I had picked up the Osprey Daylite for … Continue reading Osprey Daylite

Fraser River Trail Winter Hike & Colorado River Trail Adventure

Saturday morning we awoke early in anticipation of racing up to the mountains for the weekend; Aspen was also eager to get a move on... as usual! With the Tahoe loaded, we had begun the journey west, with our first stop at the Fraser River Trail. We accessed the trail South of the Safeway Grocery … Continue reading Fraser River Trail Winter Hike & Colorado River Trail Adventure

Geneva Basin Ski Area Solo Hike

This past Saturday started like any other, with a great breakfast accompanied by an Americano. I had quickly gathered my gear, hopped into the Tahoe and headed into the mountains with the goal of hiking/snowshoeing to an abandoned Colorado ski area. My destination was the Geneva Basin Ski Area. Driving west along scenic US 285 … Continue reading Geneva Basin Ski Area Solo Hike