Tag Archives: Lakes

Odessa Lake

This is what happens when your whole body is hurting for various reasons and you don’t want to hike this weekend, but your husband talks you to do an easy stroll, which turns into a moderate 10 mile hike. And … Continue reading

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Hello Maroon Bells

A good idea: Let’s hike Maroon Bells Wilderness area this Saturday. A great idea: Let’s sleep at the trailhead to get an early start to avoid people and get a nice cool hiking weather. We got both. It was refreshing … Continue reading

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The First Birthday

Our Memorial Day weekend was some Wyoming, some Montana, a lot of driving, a too close encounter with two bears and the best sleep I’ve had in years.  I will go through the pictures and post them here little by … Continue reading

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Antelope Island Revisited

Saturday after dodging the rockslide the weather had started to clear a little bit. After a quick lunch we decided to return to one of my favourite state parks I’ve ever visited, the Antelope Island. The great things about the Antelope … Continue reading

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Standley Lake

I’ve mentioned visiting Rocky Mountain Arsenal quite often. It’s a short drive, perfect for those “we have about one hour of daylight time” evening walks. We don’t drive up to Standley Lake that often, but it’s another stable in the category “I … Continue reading

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Barr Lake State Park

Bird sightings of the day: two bald eagles, different hawks and falcons, all of the sparrows. Yesterday was a good day.

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Eleven Mile State Park

Still no walking for me. Since today was warm and sunny (64 F/18 C and it’s almost December!) we decided to drive to Eleven Mile State Park, close to Florissant, west from Colorado Springs. We also got to keep the … Continue reading

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Grand Mesa Lakes

Lately weekyl life has felt like a routine. Wake up, go to work, run errands, cook a dinner, go to sleep, repeat. How did my parents stay sane, with three small kids, both working and building a house? But on … Continue reading

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Driving South

Last April, trip to Utah, Southern Arizona and New Mexico. This was the Arizona that caught me by surprise. I had previously visited Grand Canyon and Flagstaff area with pine trees and forests, and places around I40, which are mostly … Continue reading

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Two Lakes

I forgot the name of the first lake. I know it was somewhere along road 189, towards the end of the trip and the town it was in had a huckleberry festival going on.

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