Tag Archives: Blue Lake

The Best of Intents

The first snow has fallen in the high country and season’s first frost obliterated our tomatoes last night. Summer is officially over and I’m relishing a season well-spent. I’ve always thought I understood the expression “halcyon days of youth”. But … Continue reading

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Black and Blue in RMNP

Peter and I did a quick blitz of Glacier Gorge.  Sure, I was just up there three weeks ago, but we had some time to kill in RMNP and he’d never been up there before.  I’m a Glacier Gorge Evangelist, … Continue reading

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Blue Lake Moon

Most summers we attempt, or at least talk up attempting, a night ascent of Mt. Audubon.  Some years, it’s amazing and beautiful.  Some years, it’s horrific type-3 fun. The 2015 edition looked good in weather forecast, but less good in … Continue reading

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Brainard Fall Classic

Jim is a little obsessed with Longs Peak.  Granted, there are worse mountains to be smitten with, but every time he comes out here from the midwest, he jaunts up Longs.  Or sometimes Pikes Peak, but usually Longs.  This visit, … Continue reading

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