Friday, 19 August 2011

More Rockies

I'm not saying that we should be practicing graffiti in our National Parks, but this made me smile.

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But a lot of things I saw made me smile that day.

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Lake Haiyaha

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Mills Lake

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Bear Lake

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I spotted a Pinion Jay, which are large, shy blue birds.

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Two Sisters

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Long's Peak, one of the 53(!) mountains over 14,000 feet in the state. From what I hear, it's not a technical climb in summer, but you have to allow yourself at least 13 hours round trip.

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Lilly Lake

The most gratifying thing about hiking (aside from the view from the top) is peeling off your shoes and socks at the end of the day and wading around in an ice-cold creek. It's one of my favorite moments in life.

1 comment:

  1. Gorgeous pics!!! Hope you are relaxing and breathing in lots of fresh air. You're right, we should hang out more :D