Paddie’s First Backcountry Experience

Paddie’s First Backcountry Experience

The weekend of January 28th was one for the books! With several storms dumping fresh snow in the mountains, The Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture competition, The Dillon Ice Castles and the X Games in Aspen, the roads and mountains were crowded. Of these three events I will be honest and say that…

Early Snow & Cold Cause Us To Adjust Deconstruction Plan

Early Snow & Cold Cause Us To Adjust Deconstruction Plan

  We have been filled with mixed emotions. Winter came early and fast to Summit County allowing many of the ski resorts to open earlier than planned. However, this early winter has also meant that our deconstruction has had to adapt to lots of snow and some subzero temperatures. I…

Deconstruction.  What is it? Why Do it?

Deconstruction.  What is it? Why Do it?

Deconstructing the Robinson Dairy Ever since we started discussing The Pad, being environmentally conscious has always been a priority. I worked for an environmental nonprofit for 8 years that focussed on the diversion of construction material from the landfill.  When the engineers told us there was no way to incorporate…