An easy four-mile backpacking trip becomes nearly ten on a treacherous hike to Siepel Hut in Colorado. Click for another backpacking misadventure!
When taking a walk in Crested Butte, Colorado, I enjoyed the whisper of aspen leaves until interrupted by a blustery wind. Click for photos and a tremendous leaf shower video!
Skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort on a bluebird day. It finally snowed. Click for photos and a video!
Heading to Union Reservoir in Longmont, Colorado to paddleboard became a misadventure in oh, my God, scariness. Even when taking precautions, life happens!
LOL! Okay, so I don't normally start a blog post with LOL. But this deserves a big LOL. Of course, when anything embarrassing happens to me, or at least would embarrass a normal person, I have to share. Personally, I have very little shame. It all started with a bike ride. I have been a... Continue Reading →
Are you ready for an icy adventure surrounded by the surreal inside a castle fit for an Ice Queen? Did my last post's photos transport you to another world? Then get ready to come along for a FULL virtual tour of the ice castle in Dillon, Colorado! Entering the large courtyard from the entry, as... Continue Reading →
When I explored the Dillon, Colorado Ice Castle last Saturday, I transcended into another world. Surrounded by frozen water, this new fantastical planet swept me away to a frigid continent where textures and colors combined. A perfect environment for a broken toe. My feet sank into the strange new surface like quicksand. It sucked at... Continue Reading →
Winter can be magical. The snow becomes a blank canvas for shadows and patterns. I enjoyed contributing to the texture last weekend at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Here are my faves for almost Wordless Wednesday. Beyond Bowl enticed me. See the untracked snow beyond? Could I to stay high enough to make fresh tracks? I could... Continue Reading →
The Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships runs from January 20-29. This is its thirtieth anniversary. Sixteen teams, some flying in from remote parts of the world, created art out of twelve-foot high, 25-ton blocks of snow. I stopped by last night to see what they sculpted. Wisconsin artists do know something about snow. Their entry,... Continue Reading →
This Wild Wednesday features huge wild cats, silly dogs, skiing and snowboarding, and lots of snow in Colorado. My Arlo outdoor camera has recorded all kinds of wildlife this year. My favorite is the big bobcat that has hung out since last summer. I've kept the doggie door closed since my poofy Bichon, Roxy is... Continue Reading →