North Shore Lodge
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Reilly seemed to have morphed into a cow. He was constantly gnawing on grass around the campsite. He developed problems. I think his hurling a glob of grass on the front seat of the car was the last straw. On Sunday morning, I waited until 9 a.m. and called Dr. Susan Tasillo of Granby Veterinarian Clinic on her cell phone. Of course, I apologized profusely for interrupting her day off and asked if this was ...
... were very beautiful, but Lake Granby was manmade and extremely low (due to the drought?). In fact, there were large sections of the bottom of the lake that were completely dry. Way beyond Lake Granby in a remote location we found Monarch Lake, a spectacularly beautiful lake that had a 4.4 mile hike that had been recommended to us by the people at the Visitors Center. Now, it had really begun to cloud up but we decided to ...
... the Pika are a touchstone for global warming--they can live only in cold temperatures and are VERY sensitive to climate changes. They are monitoring the Pika as a sign of warming; they will go extinct if (when) it warms up too much. They already live above 10,000 feet in elevation; there isn't much further to go.
After a short talk, the ranger said "let's walk a bit further on and I'll show you where the Pika live." A "bit" further ...
... promising to return for a hike, early one morning. Like Logan Pass in Glacier this trail head car park fills up very early.
We intended to drive the loop to Grand Lake, approximately 45 miles away. Lyn noticed that part of the route would allow us to travel a one way dirt track that is only open in the summer. This is known as Old Fall River Road, approximately 9 miles long.
We arrived at the entrance to this road to find it was a very narrow dirt track. Lyn had ...
... up to Blue Lake.
We made it up to the lake in a few hours and then decided to head up to the ridge/pass overlooking the lake. We could only see down into the next snow-covered basin as the sun set behind the ridge and sent us heading back for the car and a spot to camp for another night. The nights were cold but enough dead firewood made for easy camping in what would probably be our last outing for the season. with only nylon walls to sleep under.