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?
Stillness of Winter ~ Grand Teton National Park, this photo also happens to be part of the collection of photos available to purchase. Follow the link to LH Photography to learn more.
Heading into Winter 2022, I decided to replace my Atlas 1030 snowshoes. Stella had hoped that I would select either the Louis Garneau Premiere or Blizzard III snowshoes (since she has the Blizzard II snowshoes and absolutely loves them), but they were not the ones that I wanted. After researching every mountain/backcountry snowshoe available, my … Continue reading Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoes
Ice Fall, found along Independence Road, east of the Grottos. Stella and I spent the weekend in Aspen retracing our trek from earlier in the winter. Watch for the post later in the week and take a look back at our prior adventure there at the end of January.
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
Last weekend had been our first trip to Aspen. Now having been there, I (Stella) am bummed that we had to cancel our previous two trips there due to COVID, because Aspen is awesome! I know most people associate the area with Alpine skiing, which is king in the western states, but the area also … Continue reading Aspen Winter Adventure