Spring Hiking in Colorado

It sure feels like Summer in Colorado! It’s getting pretty hot here on the Front Range, as we are anticipating 90 degree temps this week… though there’s still a great deal of snow in the mountains. Here are some snaps from the Long’s Peak Trail, just a week and a half ago.

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Wild Patagonia

Around 5 in the morning, I woke up and it was quiet. I unzipped the tent and something bright orange was glowing through the trees…it was Fitz Roy. I shook Aaron, hurriedly got dressed, grabbed my camera gear and headed out to a clearing. We witnessed a burning sunrise on some of the most impressive granite walls I have ever seen. It might have been the cold air biting at my face, but I was teary with a wide range of emotions.

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New Mexico | Part 2

White Sands National Park is unlike any place I have visited before. The gypsum sand dunes are surprisingly easy to walk on, and almost have a clay-like texture. You can bring dogs into the park, too, which is awesome…Merle loved running around on the dunes. We obtained a backcountry permit from the visitor’s center, and walked a mile into the sand and set up camp.

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