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... all day just to see them. There is even an elk rutting festival this weekend which sounds um odd. We bypassed the crowds stopped in the park to see elk to came back to see the elk at the Y feeding off the hanging pot plants at the shop, cool.
To top off an excellent day we headed to the mysterious Stanley Hotel for dinner. Despite being the inspiration for 'The Shining' and being this grand hotel overlooking Estes Park we trusted the satnav and ended up getting there half ...
... a formation that looks like a mushroom. Further on there was a large mound of rocks which Larry and Erin climbed to the top and I took pictures from the bottom. Rock climbing is not something I do much of anymore. On the way down Larry and I spotted an American Pipet to add to our bird list.
We went through Iceberg Pass and then stopped at the Lava Cliffs. These cliffs were formed by a volcano. There were snow fields at the top ...
... rangers both ways so they were pretty happy and managed to pick up their Junior Ranger books at the same time.. We walked first up to Nymph Lake and had a picnic there before heading back and doing a lap of Bear Lake...stunning views of the mountains and also a few unmelted patches of snow so plenty of snowball fights and everyone went home ...
... enough. If you are in Estes Park and need an Urgent Care facility do go to Timberline Medical on Stanley Avenue.
I then went to Rocky Mountain Pharmacy right nearby (near the safeway). It cracked me up that it was a Pharmacy and Liquor store. If your drugs don’t stop the pain the alcohol will!! So I made sure to get some Angry Orchard cider with my steroids and other drugs so I suspect that tonight I just MIGHT see a ghost!!
... place to bring the kids, as long as we have a leash for Turner. When I mentioned that to Danielle, she said they always keep Turner on a leash :-). Saw small black and white birds, swooping and careening - either chimney swifts (whose wings are longer than their bodies) or tree swallows (white breast). They sure made me think of that song by Malcomb Dagleish about the swifts. I really enjoyed visiting this place, ...