Time to Circle the Lake and Discover Your Next Adventure

Packed in SUVs like sardines, they imagine sliding and skiing and all the fun they bring chasing runs when the lifts open.   Yup, Gold Hill. And, then finally Virginia City, brief home of Samuel Clemens where he became Mark Twain. Part One: Tahoe An excerpt from Book Five in “The Knowledge Path Series” dedicated to …

Rafting

“Ready to surf? The turbulence sucked and pushed at the same time so we were trapped temporarily facing upriver as the back-wave swirled underneath us, like riding a bucking bronco.” Durango Day Two: Rafting, Mountain Biking, Rodeos and Bar D Chuck Wagon. An excerpt from Book Three in “The Knowledge Path Series” dedicated to helping …

Rustic

“Now in the summer there are about 1500 people living here with 2 grocery stores, two gas stations and 4 saloons. In the winter about 400 people, 1 grocery store, 1 gas station and 4 saloons.” Southwestern Colorado: Durango, Pagosa Springs, Telluride and Silverton. Back to our summer vacation. Reading between the highlights and headlines. …

Telluride

“QuentinTarantino spent the past winter in Telluride filming his latest project, “The Hateful Eight.” He was joined by a crew of about 150 and actors …   I still liked the feel of the town surrounded by the green slopes, mountain peaks and red-rock canyon walls – in Summer. But, what about …?   So …

Senses

“First, there’s the San Juan Mountains in which Durango stands 6,520 feet above sea level.  Then, there’s the Animas River meandering in and around the downtown streets.”   Purgatory, River of Lost Souls, Silverton – Wild West Mining Heritage   Life. Happiness. Passion. Meaning. See. Hear. Smell Okay.  Here’s your check list. You better hop …

Trailhead 

“The TMTA Huts are preserved by people who seek the peace and solitude of the back country.  Please respect this privacy.”   We were determined to scale the last part of our hike so we could look down on the brownish-red rock pile of, well, rocks perched on the very next ridge. Such a cliche, …