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Bright blue skies, crisp morning air, the sound of elk bugling in the valley, and golden leaves beginning to dance in the wind.  

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On May 1, 2020, Larimer County issued the guidelines for retail businesses during the "Safer-at-Home" phase of dealing with the Coronavirus.  Nothing has changed regarding the requirements for businesses to operate while the threat of COVID remains.  Face coverings are required inside of all businesses, but not outside.  According to Larimer Country, retail establishments are allowed to operate if "open at 50% capacity and/or at a capacity that enables the retailer to maintain 6-foot distancing between customers and employees."  In compliance with the County requirements, Brownfield's has implemented the 50% capacity restriction within our business, as this is the only...

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Thank you for voting for Brownfield's as the best clothing store and the second happiest place in Estes Park after Rocky Mountain National Park.  

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Rocky Mountain National Park is a beautiful mountain landscape that is full of hiking trails that are just waiting to be explored. I spent my first summer working in Estes Park in 2019, which gave me plenty of opportunities to explore this amazing National Park. Between May and November I was able to hike over 250 miles, summiting over 10 peaks and visiting countless other destinations. Through this time spent in RMNP I found that one of my favorite areas is Wild Basin and within it are some destinations that in my opinion do not get mentioned, or hiked enough....

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Have you ever received a text that tugs at your heart? You read a few lines. And, stop. You are captured by the weight of what was just said. I received a message from a sweet lady who lives in Missouri, but won’t be able to visit Estes Park this year because of COVID. The paragraph that arrested my attention read, “Will you please do me a favor? Next time you are hiking, will you please pick up 4 or 5 pinecones, and mail them to me? I’ll plant them here at my house.” This was such a simple yet...

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