Shocked by the arrival of fall? I was. Here in Colorado, the aspens are ablaze with golden fall color. For the first time in my life, I white-knuckled summer and didn't want to let go. Click for photos!
When the summer heat is on, there's no better escape than the mountains. During the Fourth of July weekend in Breckenridge, Colorado, Main Street had been packed with people, half of them without masks. We hiked in the wilderness instead. Now that masks are mandatory in Colorado, I looked forward to a hike and a... Continue Reading →
I planned to try AT-skis (all-terrain) and backcountry ski to Francie's Cabin, four miles from Breckenridge, Colorado. It's one of the 10th Mountain Division huts. It would be a winter backpacking adventure in a snowstorm! Then I broke my big toe. I didn't break it by heli-skiing, polar plunging, or backpacking in the wilderness. Nope.... Continue Reading →
Breckenridge, Colorado has hosted the International Snow Sculpture Championships since 1990. This year, sixteen teams from around the world chiseled and sculpted huge mounds of snow packed into 20-ton blocks. They had ninety-six hours to complete these magnificent but temporary works of art. No power tools were allowed. I photographed these eye candy sculptures so... Continue Reading →