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Eric Lindberg joins us to talk about photo tips in Grand County.California-based photographer and writer Eric Lindberg specializes in adventure travel, domestic and world culture, small-ship cruises, wildlife, and wild places. Covering subjects ranging from foreign rail journeys and wilderness river expeditions to American road trips and urban cultural hotspots, his award-winning photos and stories have appeared in magazines, books, calendars, newspapers, tourism websites, and promotional travel publications nationwide and overseas.  Eric is a two-time recipient of the prestigious SATW Photographer of the Year award. He has received one of the top three Photographer of the Year awards for nine of the last 12 years. Eric shoots on assignment for tourism offices, visitors bureaus, and adventure travel companies across the U.S. and Canada to provide compelling destination imagery for publication.  Visit to see his work.
Rachel Rayburn has been creating jewelry in Grand County, Colorado, since 2004. Today we talk about her inspiration for her designs and the creative process for her store – Altitude Jewelry.Altitude Jewelry offers two locations in Grand County – Winter Park and Grand Lake.To learn more or purchase online, check out her website at:
Samantha Missey from the Grand County Historical Association joins me to talk about the Fraser, Colorado, famous female doctor – Doc Susie. Susan Anderson  (Doc Susie) was one of Colorado’s first women physicians. She moved to Fraser, located in Grand County, around 1904 and, for 49 years, was the only doctor in Fraser.
Joining me today are Sarah Cichon- Douglas from Destination Granby and Brittany VanderLinden from Kremmling Chamber. We talked about the 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest and Wolford Ice Fishing Contest, which occur in January and February. True fisherman are not content to forget their passion just because of a little ice. During the winter, ice fishing provides an opportunity to not only bask in beautiful scenery, but also the chance to catch “the big one.” With two different ice fishing contests taking place in early 2023 in Grand County, big cash purses and other prizes sweeten the experience. 35th Annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest, Granby January 27-29, 2023Hosted by Destination Granby, the 35th Annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest is the longest-running ice fishing tournament West of the Mississippi. Contestants are invited to ice fish on beautiful Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Grand Lake for one ($55), two ($65) or all three days ($75) of the contest. (Please note, registration prices increase after Jan. 1, 2023.) They will be competing for $26,000 in cash, as well as other prizes from Clam, Vexilar, K-Drill Augers, Traeger and more. There are 10 tagged fish, which are worth $1,000 each, and the grand prize raffle is a side-by-side off-road vehicle. Each participant receives a commemorative hat and welcome bag. There is a kickoff party on January 26 from 6-9 p.m. at the Summit Bar & Grill at Sun Outdoors Rocky Mountains in Granby.  For more information, visit:   26th Annual Wolford Reservoir Ice Fishing Tournament, KremmlingFebruary 18, 2023 Though this competition, held at Wolford Mountain Reservoir, is only one day (7 a.m. – 3 p.m.), there is enough action to satisfy even the most competitive fisherman. Contestants will prime their hooks for the tagged fish cash prizes worth $2,500, as well as thousands of dollars in other prizes. There are also kids prizes, door prizes and a raffle. Registration is $42 for adults and kids under 15 fish for free (unless they want to compete for prizes, in which case they need to register as adults).  For more information or to register, go here:   Whether it’s as a participant or spectator, there’s nothing like spending a day on the ice. Grab your rod, your best lures and mark your calendars for these fish-focused festivals. You never know what you might reel in!   
My guest today is Kaiyote Snow with Kaiyote Tours. Kaiyote is an expert on the trails and wildlife at the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.Her snowshoe and cross-county skiing tours are customized for each individual and group.For more information:
My guest today is Jenna Young. Jenna is the Director of Beverages, General Manager, and Distiller for the Fraser Valley Distilling located in Fraser, Colorado.Jenna has a doctorate in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Michigan State University and soon discovered her passion for making unique and special spirits. Fraser Valley Distillery is in Fraser, Colorado, is a family-owned business since 2018 and offers spirits ranging from vodka and gin to whiskey.  For dining and restaurant
My friend Michelle Kennard and I discuss the fun holiday events we experience and the events we hope to enjoy in Granby and around the county.Tree LightingsHome for the Holidays - Rocky Mountain Repertory TheatreSun Outdoors Craft FairGranby Ranch Santa visitsGranby Ranch and Winter Park Resort Torch Light Parades
Jen Miller, the Public Relations and Communications Director for Winter Park Resort, joins me to discuss the holiday season, the newly added terrain and plans for the future.
Kaiti Jacobson, the program manager for the Colorado Tourism Office, joins me to talk about how Care for Colorado came about, the partnership with Leave No Trace, and how communities can market and promote the Leave No Trace principles to residents and visitors. To learn more about Care for Colorado, go to
Jeremy Krones is the Executive Director for the Colorado Headwaters Land Trust located in Grand County, Colorado.The Colorado Headwaters Land Trust’s mission is to conserve and steward the open lands and natural character of the headwaters of the Colorado River in partnership with the local community.
My guest Dave Schlichting is the Grand County Astronomy Club founder and NASA HUNCH mentor.The  Grand County Astronomy Club meetings are  held at the Granby Library every other Saturday at 7:00 pm.
Brady Johnson, with the award-winning Ranch C Lazy U, joins me today to talk about winter at the ranch, which includes winter horseback riding, cross-country skiing, tubing, spa treatments, and so much more.C Lazy U has been an operating dude ranch since 1919. The property offers luxurious accommodations, gourmet meals, an array of summer and winter activities, and overall outdoor
My guest, Samantha Missey, is the marketing, programs, and education manager for the Grand County Historical.In 1974, The Grand County Historical Association was formed to preserve the history of Grand County's historical buildings and artifacts, including four museums:Cozens RanchEmily Warner Field Aviation Museum – open in summerHeritage Park Museum – open in the summerPioneer Village MuseumThe association hosts several events and programs throughout the year, including local artisans, novelist talks, historical presentations, kids' programs, and more.For more information:
Alan Walker, Board President for the Rocky Mountain Folk School, is my guest today.Alan shares the history of Folk School, the desire to start a school in Grand Lake, and the classes they are offering this
My guest today is Elizabeth Brumm, the director of Marketing for Devil’s Thumb Ranch, Resort and Spa. Elizabeth shares the history and overview of the ranch as well as information on upcoming events and specials.October 13 – Taste of the Ranch For more information on Devil’s Thumb Ranch, Resort and Spa:
My guest today is Bea Broda. Bea is the host and producer of the show – Outta Town Adventures, showed on Amazon Prime and several other outlets.Grand County was recently featured in her show, and we remissness about her visit to Grand Lake, Winter Park, Granby, and Snow Mountain Ranch.Outta Town Adventures is dedicated to presenting history, culture, and geography in a fun and positive way. It encourages people to explore this beautiful world - something that starts with simply getting out of town!
Kaiyote Snow from Kaiyote Tours is my guest today. Kaiyote offers guided hiking, backpacking, snowshoe, and cross-country ski trips at the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.To experience one of Kaiyote's tours is pure joy. On her tours, she shares her knowledge  of birding, wildlife, and flora and fauna For more information:
Lauren Huber with Destination Granby talks about everything spooky happening in Granby over Halloween. We talk about the scarecrow contest, events at Sun Outdoors, and Halloween on the main street.
Evie Guay from Headwaters River Journey joins me today. Evie and I discussed this unique and educational “museum” located in Winter Park, Colorado. We talk about what it's like visiting Headwaters River Journey and ways to conserve water while visiting Grand County.
Wildlife biologist Doreen Sumerlin shares her knowledge of the elk rut season with us. She shares with us why the male bulges, the importance of the fall season, and the best viewing spot in Grand County.
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