Archive for January, 2011

Family Visit & Horseback Riding – Reno, NV

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Clare & Dennis with Mom
Clare Getting Ready to Ride Dakota
Dennis & I went to visit family in Reno, NV. We met up with his Aunts’ Irene and Jean, Mom and Dad, Sister Sherry, and her kids. (more…)

Cross Country Skiing, Frisco Nordic Center, CO

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Goofball Sighting in Frisco! Frisco in Winter

I met Dan, Marcia, and Mike for a windy, snowy day of cross country skiing up in Frisco, CO. The Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club was also there, hosting a competition. (more…)

Snowshoe Hiking – Two Elk Trail in Minturn, CO

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Group Shot at Two Elk Trail Head Two Elk Trail Head
Aga, Chris, Kat, Dennis, and I went snowshoe hiking along the Two Elk Trail out of Minturn, CO. We started hiking around noon and finished at 4pm. It was a slightly gray wintery day with wind gusts towards late afternoon. (more…)

Annual Cross Country Ski & Waffles, Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Still Happy Baring Arms Pine Frosted Over

It was my 3rd year participating in the annual Cross Country Ski & Waffles event. Dan M cooked a huge pile of golden waffles and we all devoured. After the feeding, we hit the trails for a wonderful 3 hour ski.

Hiking – Leaving Barr Camp

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

CMC Members at Barr Camp
Group Inside

Leaving Barr Camp
Group Outside

It was indeed way too gusty for a summit bid, so we slept in and had another delightful breakfast. We packed up our gear and headed back to Manitou Springs. (more…)