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Colorado Vacation Part 4: Emerald Lake Hike

Colorado Vacation Part 4: Emerald Lake Hike

I’m finally getting around to posting the final post of our 2014 vacation. Before we started on the Emerald Lake trail, we took the loop around Bear Lake. I was surprised at how much snow was still around this lake. It was a cloudy morning, […]

Colorado Vacation Part 3: Trail Ridge Road

Colorado Vacation Part 3: Trail Ridge Road

I am slow, slow, slow to post. We spent one morning of our vacation driving over Trail Ridge Road from Estes Park to Grand Lake. A word of advice to Texans visiting in early June – wearing shorts is a bad idea. Before we started […]

Colorado Vacation Part 2: Hiking to the Loch in RMNP

Colorado Vacation Part 2: Hiking to the Loch in RMNP

If you hike this trail, I recommend you start early. We parked at the Glacier Gorge trail head before 8 AM. It is a short ways to Alberta Falls, and this is the main reason I say start early. There were about 5-6 people here […]