Happy 2018! All that hype and now we’re here! New Years can feel like standing in two states at the same time, don’t ya think? Now we’re two days passed the threshold but there’s no need to rush, we can resolve to be here now. Here on the western slope of Colorado we’ve had just two small snow storms this winter, an astonishing difference to the 350+ inches of snowfall we had last winter. No digging out windows or jumping off of roofs into pillowy snow piles. So with a snow storm, however heavy, brings much excitement to the townspeople…
Crested Butte Buried in the West Elks
Snow enthusiast dream winter. 250 + inches of snowfall and more on the way.Take a brief tour of this little mountain town nestled beneath snowbanks!
Too Much of a Good Thing
Over 100 inches in 9 days and the snow continues to fall. Is it possible that it’s just too much of a good thing? Even for a town that LOVES the snow?!
Winter in West Colorado
We woke up to 11 inches of fresh snow yesterday. It is always so magical after a storm, before the new snow melts off of the southern facing peaks, everything blanketed in a glistening, dazzling white powder, while the clouds begin to vanish giving way to winters blue sky. As I mentioned in Cross country and back again my husband and I have been staying off the grid for the last week, at a farm we sometimes tend to. It is completely reliant on solar and wind power, so I dashed out early morn to clear the solar panels of snow to…