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Brainard Lake

Recreation Weather/Climate

Asphalt Patrol

If it’s winter, and there’s snow, there’s nothing I love more than sliding on it on a pair of skis.  Whether it’s flying down the slopes at Winter Park or Eldora, or gliding through the trees at Brainard Lake, skiing is something I look forward to all year.  Just the…

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Signs of fall

That pop of yellow among the blue-green pines and firs.  Frost on the windshield of the car.  The sound of an elk bugling in the distance. Signs of fall are all around.  While some lament the passing of summer, I’m not among them.  I’ve never been a fan of hot…

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Bird, what bird?

Exhausted from my hike up Pawnee Pass, I stumbled along to a spot where I could sit down and take a break.  Breaking out my Kind Bars and some cheese, I sat and nibbled, while drinking water.  The hike had taken much more out of me than I had expected. …

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