Some of you may be wondering why BaseCamp@GrandLake has not posted anything for winter adventures, especially considering the abundance of snow. Normally, we travel extensively in the winter but this season has been quite different. We have only taken one winter trip thus far, to Jackson Hole the week prior to Christmas, and it ended … Continue reading 2023 Winter Adventures: What’s Going On?
Stella and I spent the day backcountry skiing in GTNP. Our adventure started at the winter gate closure on the Moose entrance side of the Moose ~ Wilson Road. We skied along the road before entering the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve and skied toward the Snake River to the east. We continued along the river … Continue reading POTW: Backcountry in GTNP
Larry and I have passed through Pinedale, Wyoming numerous times on our way to Jackson Hole and Alpine. For some reason, however, we never spent time exploring the area. During our Wyoming Labor Day Weekend there, we learned that we had really been missing out on seeing the numerous lakes in the area. There are … Continue reading Wyoming Labor Day Weekend
It is always a struggle returning to the city after spending time in the mountains, regardless of the season or mountain range that we are in. Although, the sting is slightly more potent when returning from Jackson Hole/Alpine because of how much we love that area. There are so many trails to explore, and each … Continue reading Jackson Hole/Alpine Winter Adventure
Mount Moran, standing sentinel at the North end of the Teton Range in Grand Teton National Park. Named for Thomas Moran, known for his stunning landscape paintings of the West. At 12,605 feet, Mount Moran is the fourth highest peak in the Teton Range, second in prominence to Grand Teton. Our latest Jackson Hole winter … Continue reading POTW: Mount Moran
In a few days, we leave for Jackson Hole, Wyoming to snowshoe and cross-country ski, as this has become an annual winter pilgrimage for us. We will also be venturing to Alpine to do these activities as well as an all-day snowmobile trip. While we are out adventuring, take a look at our past Jackson … Continue reading POTW: Jackson Hole
https://vimeo.com/662492966 2021: A photo journey of our adventures. It is hard to believe that 2022 is upon us. As we prepare for new and upcoming winter adventures, let us take a journey back through 2021. Where did we adventure in 2021? Let us start with a few firsts: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, … Continue reading 2021: A Photo Journey