Daddy daughter dance, Steepthinking style

Climbing the Grand Teton on the eve of her senior year

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Caroline, when you hit your senior year, I thought you should hit it running. I am glad that we fulfilled a dream by climbing the most iconic mountain in the west, the Grand Teton. By sharing this experience, we have grown closer and now we have this shared memory between us.  I take pride in […]

Gem Lake

Rocky Mountain National Park's breeding ground for leeches

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  We drove to Rocky Mountain National Park on Friday, July 2, 2016 to check off another hike out of our book, Best Boulder Region Hiking Trails by Bette Erickson. Our objective? Gem Lake in the Lumpy Ridge area just north of Estes Park. The hike was supposed to be about 4 miles round trip but […]