FINAL UPDATE: Cooler temperatures, rain, and higher humidity has helped turn the corner on this fire as Hwy 14 has reopened and evacuations have been lifted. The fire is 87% contained and no measurable growth is expected. Ansel Watrous and Stove Prairie campgrounds are OPEN.
UPDATE: Hwy 14 is now closed from the junction of Hwy 287 (Teds Place) to Stove Prairie Road (CO27). This essentially closes the Ansel Watrous Campground and the only way to the campgrounds west of the fire is via Stove Prairie Road (CO27) from Masonville until it terminates at Hwy 14. Continue reading →
Rant/Soapbox: The pros/cons and opinions of technology while camping. DVD players, WiFi, Streaming devices, satellite dishes, internet, etc. Lack of wired landlines (phone booths) in many rural areas, and the exorbitant rates. Continue reading →
This is In The Field Camping Podcast Season 1, Episode 2. Recorded on location at Flatiron Reservoir, Colorado.
Campground review: Carter Lake. 2nd largest lake in Colorado, 12mi of shoreline. 96 sites, 13mi west of I25 (west of Berthoud and Loveland). 5 campgrounds (Eagle, South Shore, North Pines, Big Thompson, and Carter Knolls). No dump at campgrounds, but just east of Carter Lake. $7 fee to Larimer County Parks + nightly camping fee. Fishing, swimming, boating. Very popular, crowded on weekends. http://www.co.larimer.co.us/naturalresources/carter.htm Continue reading →
Welcome to In The Field Camping. During camping season (March-October) we do an intermittent podcast where our motto is "if we're not camping we're not recording!"
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