Hurd Creek Ranch & Fishing
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... to study and enjoy."
We took a stroll in the meadows and had lunch there. Our next stop to hike was among the alpine vegetation. the air was definitely rarer here and it took a while to acclimatize to this atmospheric environment. But still the climb brought us to spectacular views of the mountains and the landscape.
Soon it was time to head back and our next destination was going to be sterling nebraska. dinner was at a subway ...
... the highest peak in ADKs!
Had to park the Beast nearly a half mile past the trailhead and walk back to get started. Off we went. As usual, prepared minimally, not nearly enough water, no whistle, a few snacks, no map or compass, it's a 2 mile hike!! This information will be important later in the recanting of this story......
At the trailhead, a warning of "mountain lions are active in this area" greeted us as we plodded on. I ...
A fantastic day in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The wildlife spotting began before we even entered the park itself. Driving to Estes Park was great as there was some scenery at last. Fort Collins is lovely but it is all very flat so at last we had some change in the terrain. Estes Park itself is not a park but the name of a town. We had a late breakfast in the Mountain Café. It was supposed to be a brunch to keep us going but the portions here are so enormous ...
Feeling educational, Jo, Rachel, Nevin and I decided to test our new knowledge and go on a hunt for the fearsome pine beetle. Our walk quickly descended into total chaos, as Jo the geography teacher taught Nevin how to lick rocks to figure out what type they are and we re-enacted the famous and entirely fictional hunting of the great elk, with Rachel playing the elk, complete with horns.
Back at the ...
... br> miles is a good long distance that will take a full day but is not as strenuous
nor quite as high altitude as actually climbing a mountain. And the beautiful
thing about a loop hike is that it’s all new territory through the day instead
of repeating what you already saw in one direction on the way back.
The turnoff for the hike is on the south side of Green
Mountain Reservoir about 15 miles north ...