Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike

A few Saturday's back we drove into Rocky Mountain National Park with the intention of taking in a little bit of nature. Three years ago, when we had first established Base Camp in Grand Lake, we had stumbled upon a small group of bull elk just to the northeast of Milner Pass along the Cache … Continue reading Cache la Poudre River Trail Hike

Another Relaxing Weekend in the Mountains.

It's hard not to get excited about waking up Saturday morning in the mountains. The day starts with our homemade world famous breakfast burritos and an espresso paired with a sweet treat. However, this morning was the first morning the mountains received a light blanketing of fresh snow, the snow line was above 10,000 feet … Continue reading Another Relaxing Weekend in the Mountains.

A Washed Out Weekend…

Saturday and Sunday we pretty much a washed out affair as each afternoon the rain moved in from the west. We were able to enjoy breakfast each morning consisting of our homemade breakfast burritos with our morning espresso concoctions. Aspen did manage to take advantage of the weather as she was able swim both Saturday … Continue reading A Washed Out Weekend…

Marmot Point & a Solo Hike

After taking Aspen for her obligatory swim at Shadow Mountain Lake we decided to take Β a drive into Rocky Mountain National Park and to the East side along Trail Ridge Road. Referred to as the highway to the sky, the drive from Grand Lake takes you across the Continental Divided at Milner Pass at an … Continue reading Marmot Point & a Solo Hike