Category Archives: Hiking

Relaxation at its best!

Yes. . . for the first time in a couple of years, we got the whole family (while not in pajamas or on a mountain top) in a frame!  Love that tripod!While we missed our annual snow hike and sled fest, it was nice to get out and enjoy a balmy walk around the lake!In […]

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RiceGirls Reunite! Day 3

A new day. A new hike.  With threats of afternoon snow showers, we headed up into the hills for a brisk altitude walk.  Destination:  Rainbow Lake (read: Rainbow Pond)Unfortunately, there wasn’t QUITE enough snow for snowshoe-ing or sledding.  Still, we enjoyed the bit of winter wonderland. . . And we enjoyed the natural surroundings. . . […]

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RiceGirls Reunite! Day 2

Once I saw the light coming through the window, I just couldn’t stay in bed this morning. . . I knew the sunrise over the mountains would be noteworthy!Peaceful morning time in the condo. . . beautiful light and anticipation for a wonderful day with friends! It was like Christmas when everyone woke up – cozy […]

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Blurb-ing and Friends with History

I spent the day working on our masterpiece – a book featuring last summer’s “Vacation of a Lifetime” Haute Route Hike!    Dan’s dad has worked many hours, designing and formating this epic book (to be printed by Blurb).  My task was to make edits and add text to the photographs. As I worked, I enjoyed reliving the experience.  As a […]

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The Fellowship of the Hail, Book Two

As we were seriously behind schedule due to yesterday’s weather, we set our alarms for an early weather check.  We awoke to blue skies, so we decided to make the most of the opportunity and hike further on today. We had breakfast and got right to our morning chores. . .Some of us struggled more than […]

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