Hard to imagine snow as we bask in this seemingly endless Indian summer. But, as they say, we are only one good storm away from winter. Meanwhile, we are doing our best to prepare, knowing it’s only a matter of when, not if. Continue reading Preparing for Winter
The wildflowers and energetic festival season of summer have been replaced by explosive autumn colors and throngs of roadside photographers. White capped peaks juxtaposed against golden aspen and red oak is absolutely dazzling and captivating… tempting to say this is the most spectacular fall ever! Continue reading A Golden Season
The forecast for the Telluride Film Festival’s Patron Brunch called for 90% chance of Heavy Rain… but as the Patrons and Stars arrived, the dark skies cleared and the SHOW in Gray Head shined! Continue reading The SHOW Goes On
Carvings are prolific among the aspen trees of Gray Head and Deep Creek Mesa. Many are simply graffiti but some record a history and tell a story…
History: As early as 1850 and until WWII, large numbers of Basques came to the American west to seek their fortune. Most became sheepherders and their history can still be found carved into the Aspen trees. These carvings, or arborglyphs, are a reminder of the widespread sheep industry that once existed not only on San Miguel County, but throughout Colorado and the country. Continue reading Aspen Tree Tells A Story
The 4th of July celebration in Telluride always feels like the big kick start to summer… parade, fireworks, wildflowers starting to show their colors, rivers & streams running with snow melt, farmers markets, plein air artists… the buzz and energy of summer is palpable and it’s only just begun! Continue reading Another Beautiful Summer
Memorial Day weekend is synonymous with MountainFilm in Telluride and the big kick off to our Festival Season. Prayer flags adorn the town, blowing in the wind and “spreading good will and compassion into all pervading space“. The feeling that town is waking up after a sleepy “off season” is palpable. Continue reading Almost Summer
Two weeks have passed since the official ski season ended… it began with record breaking snowfall in December and January, followed by the driest February in over 30 years, then saved by a late March storm that dumped 22″ inches in 48 hours. Continue reading Transitional Seasons
Record snowfall, a Superbowl win, abundant sunshine, a Valentine’s weekend power outage, a major wind storm, a little refresher snow storm, more sun, and a bonus day for leap year… what a month.
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Continue reading Super February
Lots to celebrate and be grateful for this winter season and start of 2016: snow, birthday’s, snow… did I mention snow? Continue reading Celebrating Winter & 2016
Happy Holiday Season to All! And to those of you that wished for a white Christmas, wishes do come true… sometimes in spades! Wonderful to see so many Homeowner’s here to revel in the abundance of snow and celebrate the end of another remarkable year. Continue reading A Joyous Time of Year!