Category: Travel

Today I fulfilled my dream of hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon! Click any image for a slideshow view of all the pictures. GPS tracks in Google Earth. Google Maps link.
Today’s outing was a hike up Mt. Democrat and Mt. Cameron with a couple friends.  The plan was to follow the Democrat/Cameron/Lincoln/Bross combo route around as far as we felt like. Met up at the US-285 and Twin Forks park-and-ride at about five minutes after five A.M. and then took one car on to the […]
During the first week of August, my family and I were visiting my wife’s family in rural Antler, North Dakota.  It’s become an August tradition for us to go back for a couple weeks in August to help with the harvest.  My father-in-law raises wheat, canola, peas, and sunflowers.  The first three of those crops […]
While visiting my in-laws last week, I took a day trip down to the Garrison Dam for a tour of the hydroelectric power plant.  I wasn’t sure how much I’d really get to see, not knowing the security stance of those type of places these days.  However, I was pleasantly surprised.  Not only did we […]
Thursday and Friday this week we went out and used our day of skiing at Copper Mountain. It turned out to be a good time to go, as there was several inches of new snow earlier in the week as well as on the days we skied. Temperatures were much lower than during our trip […]
A couple weeks ago we went on our traditional spring skiing trip. Grandma usually comes out for a few days sometime around my birthday, and we take that opportunity to go ski since we can just leave the kids with her. Normally we just go to one location and ski just for one day. This […]