Month: January 2011

  • RMNP 3 of 5: Mount Ida

    On August 24, I posted this on my blog about August 23: “Today I got up before sunrise, breathed in the scent of pines as I traversed the mountainside, walked through clouds above the tree line, ate lunch next to a marmot on a mountain summit, gazed upon secluded mountain lakes, and was reminded how […]

  • RMNP 2 of 5: Blue Lake

    On day two the Staffords and I did an approximately 11 mile hike from the Glacier Gorge Trailhead to Blue Lake and back. Note: Click each photo to view it at a larger size. The Glacier Gorge region, shot from Blue Lake shelf on the upper east wall of Glacier Gorge: Ben and I took […]