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October 2015

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Bucket list backpack trips

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A hot topic among friends, family and co-workers is talk about a bucket list, specifically what’s on your bucket list?  Well, for those among us who love the outdoors, I have developed my own bucket list — the backpacking bucket list.  Fortunately, for me, I had…

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Let the ski season begin!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Well, another ski season begins anew tomorrow as both Loveland and Arapahoe Basin ski resorts open tomorrow.  This is the latest opening day for the Colorado skis season in 15 years.  It seems like a long time coming, but in reality, it’s still a pre-Halloween start…

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Winter Employment

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As the temperatures finally drop, and we’ve received our first snow here in Nederland, thoughts for many mountain residents as well as my work colleagues turn to “what am I going to do this winter?”  Unfortunately (or fortunately) when you work in the parks field and…

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Snow!!!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Well, after a long wait this fall, we finally got some snow, just a couple of inches at our house, but quite a bit more around 9500 feet (as you can see from the photo).  I’m sure for my readers that hail from other parts of…

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