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Douglas Reservoir – In A Colorado Minute (Week 286)

Douglas Reservoir, often also called Douglas Lake, is a State Wildlife Area just north of Fort Collins in Larimer County, off county road 60. The reservoir’s big attraction truly is the wildlife: lots…

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Swimming with Whiskey (Whiskey Business 3) – In A Colorado Minute (281)

One of the highlights of this summer (and all my Colorado summers) has been swimming in Horsetooth Reservoir – especially with Whiskey and friends. So after a somewhat challenging week with this video…

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Prospect Ponds (Fort Collins) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 278)

The Prospect Ponds Natural Area in Fort Collins, Colorado, is part of the Cache la Poudre River Corridor and features several ponds, trails and wildlife – and of course, it has the Cache…

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Sunset Cruise on Horsetooth Reservoir – In A Colorado Minute (Week 273)

Most Colorado sunsets are stunning – especially if seen from a lake with the sky reflecting on the water. There’s nothing quite like a sunset cruise, is there? So this week I’d like…

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Pimp My Jon Boat: “Slow Ride” – In A Colorado Minute (Week 270)

Recently, we acquired a jon boat (or johnboat) from our friends Corey and Lisa. This week, we gave the little aluminum boat an overhaul and created this “pimp my jon boat” episode featuring…

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Sailing on Horsetooth Reservoir – In A Colorado Minute (Week 268)

On Saturday, we went sailing on Horsetooth Reservoir! Our friend (and Whiskey’s vet) Rachel Erickson kindly invited Scott, GJ, and me to sail on her father John Erickson’s boat Besame Mucho. I can’t…

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Boat Ride on Horsetooth Reservoir – In A Colorado Minute (Week 179)

Just west of Ft. Collins, Colorado, lies Horsetooth Reservoir: the oasis of water, hills, plants, rocks and stunning views of the sky in all conditions. While I had visited the man-made lake (built…

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Seaman Reservoir – In A Colorado Minute (Week 218)

Seaman Reservoir is a hidden oasis just a short drive north-west of Fort Collins, Colorado. Tugged away behind hills along Poudre Canyon Road (Highway 14), it’s accessed through the Gateway Natural Area, which…

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