Riding the Drift 4-21-2013

April 22, 2013 ~ Curt Honcharik, Jozef Sibik and I went up to RMNP for some backcountry skiing on Sunday. I’m certainly eager to go ski the steeps, but have been very cautious lately with the snowpack. Curt and I [...] Read more...

Category: All Blog Posts, Skiing by Phil
Black Lake Ice: West Gully 11/14/2012

November 16, 2012 ~ Another alpine outing with John Mercke this week. After climbing for a few days last week at Indian Creek we met a French fellow named Francois and make plans to climb ice in Rocky Mountain National Park. [...] Read more...

Category: All Blog Posts, Climbing by Phil
RMNP Ice Conditions 2012-2013

October 31, 2012 ~ John Mercke and I went up for a ramble in the Mt. Meeker cirque of Rocky Mountain National Park yesterday (October 30, 2012) to do some climbing and check out ice climbing conditions. Chasm Lake is solidly [...] Read more...

Category: Climbing by Phil
Meet the newest addition to our homestead: Cardigan a blue french angora rabbit.  She is about 16 weeks old.  Her personality is curious, not shy.  She is a wool rabbit.
Cardigan: Our Angora Rabbit

July 17, 2012 ~ Meet the newest addition to our homestead: Cardigan a blue french angora rabbit. She is about 16 weeks old. Her personality is curious, not shy. She is a wool rabbit. Read more...

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Light Backpacking on The Colorado Trail, Presentation

May 6, 2012 ~ Date: 5/7/2012 Event Location: REI, Boulder Event Fee: Free Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (MST) Presenter: Phil Magistro and Apryle Craig Description: Join husband and wife team Phil Magistro and Apryle Craig as they present photos and stories from their 29 day [...] Read more...

3 Comments | Category: Camping, Colorado Trail 2010, Hiking & Backpacking by Apryle
Keeping bees – sweet as honey!

May 6, 2012 ~ We harvested honey last Friday (Apr 27).  We’re trying to replace all our sugar with honey.  We have a top bar beehive.  Thanks to fellow homesteaders Marc and Diana for their courageous assistance.  It was a sticky mess [...] Read more...

Category: Our Green Table by Apryle
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