First thing I noticed was the Swiss plate, then the graphics. I thought the van had a few young men who were into snowboarding and/or extreme sports. Then Chris and Sarah emerged from the van. After introductions and letting me look in their rig, they invited me to join them...
I moved to Colorado straight from Tulsa, Oklahoma. I didn't need outdoor gear in Oklahoma, but what I did have were my beloved duck boots, which stay in my vehicle, and a fleece pullover. I arrived in Colorado in November, 2014. It was snowing. Heavily....Read more
Christmas, 2014, was an unusual Christmas for me. I had no family to celebrate with, and I was in the process of making new friends here in Colorado. My fellow co-workers and I decided to get together for a Christmas breakfast in the only place open, Ihop. Yes, Ihop. I'm not a fan of pancakes...Read more
There was a knock on the door at 6:00 a.m. It was pouring rain, a decision was made that we would catch the bus to Domodossola instead of making the hike in the rain. It wouldn't be fun having to travel back to the states with wet gear. I had the window over my bed open...Read more