Monthly Archives: May 2015

Carpenter Peak Hike and Dinner with Friends – Denver

Denver, CO For our second adventure with Hans, Lisa,  Steve, and Mona Liza, we headed to Roxborough State Park south of Denver.  Lisa found a great six and half mile hike to the summit of Carpenter Peak. From the visitor center … Continue reading

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Hiking the Mt. Galbraith Loop Trail with Friends – Denver

Denver, CO On our first day in Denver we hit the ground running walking with a hike on the Mt. Galbraith Loop Trail.  After driving about fifteen miles to Golden, we met up with friends Hans and Lisa (Metamorphosis Road) and … Continue reading

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Over the Rockies to Denver

Denver, CO After a week exploring around Grand Junction, we pulled up the jacks and headed east on I-70.  This highway is a beautiful ride in a car, but in a large vehicle it is a little too intense for … Continue reading

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Serpents and No Thoroughfare Canyon Trails

Fruita, CO (near Grand Junction) The weather forecast for Saturday called for partly sunny skies with a chance of afternoon thunder showers.  So we were out (relatively) early to hike a couple of trails just inside the east entrance in … Continue reading

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Bighorn Sheep on the Colorado Monument

Fruita, CO (near Grand Junction) Friday was another day of thunderstorms off and on all day.  In the late afternoon the skies cleared for a few hours so we took advantage of the break and drove back up on the … Continue reading

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A Drive Through Grand Mesa – Colorado

Fruita, CO (outside Grand Junction) One of the hikes we had on our agenda during our visit to the Grand Junction area was the Crag Crest Trail on Grand Mesa.  That was until we did a bit of research on … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Loop Hike – Colorado NM

Fruita, CO (outside Grand Junction) As with most of Colorado,  the weather has been rainy here in Grand Junction with showers and thunderstorms often in the forecast.  But Wednesday dawned with sunny skies predicted to last into the late afternoon, … Continue reading

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