Base Camp One By Alpine Resort
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... the gate showed a massive park. It would take at least 30 minutes just to drive around. There were walking tracks all over the park, up into the heights. And I was at 10,000 ft sitting at the entrance. I decide to head to Bear Lake and it was a left turn off the main road, right into the heart of the park. As I head down the road I start to see wildlife. Elk and deer stroll the park. Not really concerned with the people and cars that are about. I keep driving towards the ...
... and Stillwater Marina from our hilltop.
Now we were ready to begin the exploration of Rocky Mountain National Park. It turns out that endeavor will be hugely complicated by the massive flooding on the east side of the Rockies near Estes Park (the east entrance to the park). We’ll find out Friday if our plans have to change. More later.
Friday, September 13, 2013.
Highlights of our ...
... to bed.
We all called it a night and got into our warm sleeping bags pulled over our faces, with our multiple layers on, and went to sleep.
Relaxing at the campsite while the kids played on the rocks
Making a good decision to wait out the storm
Horseback riding and Jared finding the horseshoe
Having everything be dry after a big rainstorm
Seeing shooting stars under the beautiful Colorado night ...
... check some reservations for the coming two weeks. We then parked outside of McDonalds and had a brief Skype conversation with Marc and Jan in Kowhitirangi before heading back up the road to Green Ridge. All day we had been driving in and out of dark and threatening rain clouds and the final 30 minute push to camp was no different. We arrived to a campground poised on the edge of a man-made lake and only 5 miles from the western border of Rocky Mountain National ...
... realized it had taken us four hours roundtrip. We got back on the shuttle bus and headed to the visitors center where our car was parked. When we got to our car we decided to drive back into Estes Park to their local brewery. The downstairs of the brewery provided free tastings of up to 4 beers. Since they had eight beers, we both got different beers and ended up trying them all for free - nice. Then we headed upstairs to the restaurant ordered a couple of the light ...