The Mystery of Mountain Lions

Despite decades of research, myth and fear still surround the animals. Image credit: Sarah Gilman/High Country News Sarah Gilman/High Country News Last winter, I went walking on a gray afternoon between storms. Meltwater pattered the snow around the ponderosas. Fog wound through overhanging boughs. My dog, Taiga, strained at her leash. We turned up a ravine, climbing … Continue reading The Mystery of Mountain Lions

Kayaking the Aurora Reservoir

Fellow adventures, it has been very difficult for Stella and I to be away from the mountains and not be able to enjoy the outdoors as we normally would have over the past several weeks or so. Knowing the mountains had received a wealth of snowfall in the months of March & April, we desperately … Continue reading Kayaking the Aurora Reservoir

Photo of the Week

Red Fox at Base Camp @ Grand Lake

Photo of the Week – Shadow Mountain Lake

A moose sighting on Shadow Mountain Lake... One year ago we happened upon a moose while kayaking Shadow Mountain Lake. She was crossing from one of the islands dotting the southern end of lake back to shore. One never knows what surprises you'll find in nature...