Owen’s Basin

Back in July last summer, my family went out of town for two weeks and I was given the gift of two weeks to take care of no one but myself. My friend Rebecca and I hiked to Owen’s Basin. I had never been there before. It was a wet day and the two themes […]

Sharkstooth Trail Revisited

Today Maya and I wanted to get summer hiking kicked off and the quickest path from our home to tree line is by way of Sharkstooth Trail. Things changed a bit for us since we last went up to the pass two years ago. So we need a few updates here. 1. I don’t know […]

Transfer Trail

August 27, 2011 We wanted to have the fun of going camping with friends without the added excitement of packing and unpacking tents, sleeping bags, stoves, and all the other overnight gear. So we spent the day playing at Transfer Campground and our friend Scot showed us a great little trail down to the West […]

Big Al Trail

July 15, 2011   My brother and his wife were visiting from Las Vegas and wanted to get away from heat and the desert. We has a long day at Mesa Verde the day before and wanted an east walk with a pretty view and a good spot for a picnic so we went up […]

Sharkstooth Trail

July 2, 2011 More great hiking with my sister and the crew. My nephew Morgan wanted to real mountain hike while he was visiting. I think this fulfilled his wish! Trailhead: This trailhead is about one hour from our house. From Mancos go toward Dolores on Hwy 184. Just outside of Mancos (practically in town […]