Observing a bugling bull elk is an unforgettable experience for those lucky enough to witness it. National parks and wildlife reserves, such as Rocky Mountain National Park, offer prime opportunities to witness this awe-inspiring phenomenon unfold each fall. Imagine the following and listen in rapt attention as a bull elk, silhouetted against the backdrop of … Continue reading POTW: The Bugling Bull Elk
Theme song for Base Camp @ Grand Lake The golden mountains of the high country. Fall in Rocky Mountain National Park is always special. So, if you happened to miss the reveal of our theme song, click play and sit back and enjoy the view.
Turquoise Lake ~ Leadville, Colorado. Fall in the Colorado mountains where the aspens are starting to pop in the high country. Stella and I took a day trip to Leadville with the intent to hike along the shores of Turquoise Lake and fish. We were able to check one box, but not the fishing box. … Continue reading POTW: Turquoise Lake
While Base Camp @ Grand Lake gears up for an action-packed winter of snowshoeing and cross-country ski trips, we are enjoying some Colorado Autumn Adventures beforehand. A few weeks ago, we enjoyed an awesome bike trip in Breckenridge, and we have had a few other fun adventures in and around Colorado: Boyd lake State Park ~ … Continue reading Colorado Autumn Adventures
We were recently in Breckenridge and Frisco peddling amongst the fall colors, along the Blue River Bikeway and the Tenmile Canyon RecPath. As I had mentioned before, autumn in the Rocky Mountains is nothing short of spectacular. It had been the perfect day to put a few miles on our bikes, 26.33 miles to be … Continue reading POTW: Amongst the Fall Colors
The Base Camp @ Grand Lake cabin is closed up for the season, which means it is time for Larry and I to embark on excursions to other parts of Colorado. This past Saturday, we headed to the mountains for a little fall biking in Breckenridge. We really enjoy the bike scene there and wish … Continue reading Fall Biking in Breckenridge
Fall in the mountains of Colorado is simply breathtaking. Year after year, the aspens begin their autumnal metamorphosis, putting on a vivid display of colors from reds, oranges and golden yellows and a trip through Rocky Mountain National Park never disappoints. A small grove of aspens pop vibrantly in spectacular fashion against the backdrop of the Never Summer Range, located on the western edge of Rocky … Continue reading POTW: Fall in the Mountains