When the glaciers of the last ice age retreated, they left a ragged coastline of what is now the state of Maine in America’s farthest northeastern reach. So rough is this resulting geological feature, that the Maine coast measures second … Continue reading
Really, it can be enjoyable!
We had booked our reservation at the High Lonesome Hut (www.lonesomehut.com) in Fraser, CO to spend New Year’s Eve in the backcountry. The High Lonesome Hut is a self-contained cabin 2.5 miles from the trailhead … Continue reading
It’s late afternoon, that magical part of the day when the sun gives those last rays everything it’s got. The pretty alpine landscape now seems magical, as a pink hued glow is cast upon the snow. Only the soft crunch … Continue reading
Its always nice to plan a vacation around recreation, because it allows you to come home feeling … Continue reading
“KIDS”, I yelled. “Pack your bags, we are moving to Quebec”. Not quite the reaction my kids were expecting when I returned home from my trip through the beautiful province of Quebec. The fact that it is cold, constantly snowing … Continue reading
With an unusually warm winter that has been full of sunshine and rain the locals and visitors to Oregon are practically begging for the white stuff. From local breweries that are labeling their winter ales “pray for snow” to roadside … Continue reading
Getting back to nature and away from it all is pure bliss and the reason many people turn to snowshoeing as a winter activity. There is a certain elegance in the simplicity of the equipment, the effort required, and the … Continue reading
We pull into the Izaak Walton Inn and see the iconic yellow hotel sitting on the edge of the railroad tracks. In the middle of nowhere. Or the middle of everywhere—it depends how you look at it.
There is nothing quite like the view of a frozen waterfall; water frozen in mid-air by bone chilling temperatures creates a stunning display for the onlooker. This sight is made only sweeter by the challenging trek that takes you there. … Continue reading