Whispering Pines Cottages On The River
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... perfect seats. This fireworks show had a lot of different kinds of fireworks that I had never seen before. They made smiley faces... had letters that spelled out USA... just really unique fireworks. Even though it was good, it was also really long. Even the kids in the campsite next to us were getting bored and looking at constellations. After the show, we went to bed hoping to get an early start to hike to Bear Lake.
... 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 ...
... and so we can easily heat up anything easily. We will stop at a grocery store soon and restock sandwich supplies for lunches, and breakfast is usually microwaved oatmeal or grits with fruit (bananas and apples can be purchased at mostly any gas station now). Bottom line - I haven't figured out how to meal plan at home and I can promise you it's not happening out here. This trip isn't even close to being a gastronomic tour, and thankfully we are on the same page when it comes to ...
... some pre-dinner push ups!
A rare moment for Ben: complete exhaustion! Had to capture it. Hiking out of Upper Boulder Canyon.
Ben climbing Iron Horse 11c on West Ridge, Eldorado Canyon
Lindsey on Yellow Spur, one of the classic-est lines at Eldorado Canyon
Eldorado Canyon climbs - ...
... and now apparently the leaf peepers have all showed up and every hotel is booked. So stupid of me to wait but I was trying to "wing it" and “fly by the seat of my pants”. Well now my pants will be sleeping in the car. I literally called 13 hotels and none had availability. Now to add insult to injury the B&B I wanted to stay at…Taharaa Lodge was all booked but we were on a waiting list. They had a cancellation and emailed me ...
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