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An extraordinary week of storms

With a break in the storms, we have a moment to reflect on the last week of events and to prepare for the weather pattern that’s headed our way next week. 696 more words

What's Happening

Uncompahgre Peak

Date hiked: 11/14/16

Mileage:  13.4 miles

Head Count (how many other hikers I saw): 0 groups.


At 14,321 feet, Uncompahgre Peak holds the status as the highest point in the San Juan Mountains. 620 more words

Colorado Hiking

Whisper Creek

Along the shores of whisper creek

Of waters ancient wistful deep

Beneath the trees as nature sleeps

Lives the silence that softly speaks


Seeing Things in the Creek; Commentary by Bud the Cat

The un-retouched photos from a walk on the creek reveal how we might “see things” there. This shadow always looks humanoid, and comes festooned with riffles, dazzles and leaves. 585 more words


Corbett-Dallas Loop in Ouray

Date hiked: 11/12/16

Mileage: 8.4 miles

Head Count (how many other hikers I saw): 1 hiker and his dog.


The Corbett trail and the Dallas trail share their route the first .9 miles of the way, climbing an immediate series of switchbacks to and above the red sandstone cliffs bordering Highway 550’s northbound lane. 518 more words

Colorado Hiking

My 2016 Favorite Images

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I’ve spent a bit more time whittling down my 2016 favorite images and I’ve got it down to 30 now. 185 more words


Shining Star by Nneka

I’m actually surprised I haven’t written about this song yet, but enough time has passed that it’s about time!

“You’re my peace of mind…”

That time we drove the rental out into the Oregon back woods, ‘where are we going?’, ‘does it matter?’, that little path we found to the creek, you looked like you were fishing upstream walking barefoot on those cold creek stones, I looked like I was drowning -terrified I might be, we crawl through the moss, you look like a real nature warrior, ‘does it look like this where you’re from?’, ‘no, does it look like this where you’re from?’, ‘no,’ 55 more words