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A Lake City Winter

March 23, 2017 - As I type, the sun is shining in between snow flurries on a late March morning, and I've already tidied my yard after se...
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Waterfalls in Winter

March 06, 2016 - Western Colorado is known for warm summers and bitterly cold winters. In the mountains, the temperature range can be mor...
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Snow in Western Colorado

November 25, 2015 - The first snow of winter to fall in the valleys of the Western Slope can arrive without much warning. Even though it is...
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Winter Hiking in Colorado

November 18, 2015 - As fall becomes little more than a memory and the visitors leave for warmer, flatter places, the first taste of winter o...
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Winter Above Lake City Colorado

November 13, 2015 - As the last aspen leaves fall and the evening temperatures begin to drop, it's only a matter of time before the first sn...
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A Second Chance for Two Bears

February 25, 2015 - In the middle of a Rocky Mountain winter, most bears are hibernating - waiting for warmer temperatures, longer days and...
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Meeting Moose

January 14, 2015 - Weighing in at up to 1000 lbs, the Shiras moose is Colorado's largest mammal. Often spotted in or near riparian areas, m...
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The Story Behind The Shot

December 26, 2013 - The clock reads 6:00am. Just days from the winter solstice, it's dark outside. My day starts with an equipment check - l...
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Winter Survival

December 18, 2013 - A high country winter is a time to explore. Once covered in snow, familiar landscapes are transformed into a new monoton...
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Pristine Wilderness

December 07, 2013 - Snow blanketed roads, rooftops, the mountains and even the sky. Despite a bitterly cold evening, the morning was quite p...
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A Rocky Mountain Winter

December 02, 2013 - The first big winter storm of December is supposedly less than 24 hours away. Many people don't enjoy snow and ice (espe...
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Another Door Opens

December 29, 2012 - 2012 has been an important year for me. This was the first year that I've spent in the mountains that that I've chosen t...
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Waiting For Winter

November 23, 2012 - This time of year can feel like a kind of limbo. The magnificent display of the changing aspens has long since turned in...
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Winter Approaches

October 26, 2012 - As winter approaches and I prepare the cabin for the coming snow, I sometimes pause to reflect on the year that has pass...
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Onwards and Upwards

March 25, 2012 - Spring is (officially, at least) here to stay. Traces of snow remain in sheltered areas and high peaks, but the ground i...
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Awakenings

February 24, 2012 - Rocky Mountain winters are long and cold (earlier today, the temperature outside was -12 ° F). Still, with the right wil...
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A New Dawn

January 27, 2012 - Almost a week ago I left behind my old life and headed for the mountains to live a simpler, happier existence with my wi...
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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2011 - This latest post comes a little later than I expected. I've been very busy, and I've had very few opportunities to get i...
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Immersion

December 12, 2011 - December seems to be slipping by! I have a winter trip planned, and some new lenses to work with, so you can expect to s...
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Bygones

November 28, 2011 - As the Thanksgiving break ended, I thought of previous winters, and one in particular came to mind. I was very young (fi...
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