Explore what life was like for 1800s miners and their families high in the Colorado Rockies.
We explore two high-altitude abandoned silver mines and encounter some cute high altitude critters in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Exploring a unique landscape of colored clay beds and white sandstone caps eroded into spires and hoodoos, canyons and alcoves.
Searching for Ghosts in Gilman, Colorado
Exploring the abandoned mining town of Gilman, Colorado ... a full townsite perched on a mountainside and a train station complex beside a river in a valley.
A Three-Hour Tour - My Various Adventures Around Nederland, Colorado
A variety of 4-wheeling and hiking adventures that I've completed in a 3-hour round trip from my home in Nederland. I am so fond of international travel, but my own area is rife with historical remnants from our mining history and completely surrounded in beautiful Rocky Mountain landscape ... if I were visiting Colorado from a foreign country, I would surely put this area on my itinerary. And I'm lucky enough to have it in my own backyard. In this section you'll find:
** If you want to check out my backyard in Nederland, stay with me at my guest studio! Make a booking HERE.
Pretty much what the title says! Animals literally in my backyard and in the nearby beyond. Bears, bobcats, foxes, moose, elk, deer and more.
A little collection of ruins, wreckage and abandonment of these modes of transport in the Colorado mountains.
Colorado Playgrounds - Glenwood Springs and Steamboat Springs
Beautiful Fish Creek Falls, bountiful wildflowers, big swings (actually, gigantic a swing), magical caves and unlikely Vaudeville.
How to Alter Time
Canoeing the Yampa River ... a beginner's journal.