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... and they were delicious. We had good conversation and enjoyed getting to know them a little bit. They headed home shortly after 8:00. Then we skyped Derek for a few minutes. After that I started writing the blog and Erin and Larry watched TV while waiting for Breaking Bad to come on. When it came on at 9:00 it was last week's episode but the new one will be on next. We plan to take a hike tomorrow morning and then take Erin to the Airport.
... knowledgeable ranger and I was ready to go. For some reason I had worn my summer boots and left my gaiters behind so I had to go with the lower routes and the first up was the Cub lake loop. It was a peaceful 7 mile hike with limited elevation change but it got interesting a couple of miles in with the snow laying on the trail. I was cocky enough to leave the hiking poles strapped to the pack and I nearly made it all the way around the snowbound trail safely – but ...
... Basics but enough to fill us up.
We left the hotel and headed into the park again to do Old Fall Road and loop around to the area that was covered in cloud last night. We stopped at a great field right before the turnoff to the road and saw a bunch of elk. One big guy was bugling and went over and nudged his woman who was having none of it and eventually after her repeated attempts to ignore him failed simply got up and walked away. Very funny. ...
... brats and good conversation over an open fire.
Flash of light and crack of thunder in the Utah desert. Rain blesses the parched ground. Breathe deeply.
Having driven 750 miles the prior day, I decided to just let my body tell me when it was ready to wake up the following day. The light of day did not successfully woo me from slumber until 10am. Even then, I took my time getting ready, giving myself some time to brew up a cup of french press and ...
... bombing another person when they went thru so that the hawk ignored them as they passed.
The hike is so scenic but then it is in the Rockies. A stream runs along most of the trail all the way up to the lake.
As we were hiking along and talking 4 kids emerged from the forest on the other side of the stream. They asked if we knew how to get to Sprague Lake and we said yes that the kids had been ...
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