55 Photos - Jul 7, 2013
Photo: We canoed our gear to the far side of the lake, hiked in a little ways and set up camp.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Andy and Owen (Sarah's Son)Photo: Parry PrimrosePhoto: Moose Scat! We saw hoof prints and scat, but no moose.Photo: Lucy sporting her new packPhoto: My girlfriend Sarah and her family camped with us the first nightPhoto: Photo: Purple Fringe or "Pincushion"Photo: Photo: We had to cross several creeks on the hike.Photo: Our buddy Dave who lives in DenverPhoto: Photo: Photo: Shooting Star or "Prairie Pointer"Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Colorado Blue Columbine (Our State Flower)Photo: Photos don't do this wild flower field justice. The most beautiful field of wild flowers I have ever seen.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: American Bistort or "Knotweed" (Leaves can be eaten raw)Photo: Parry PrimrosePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Tall Fringed Bluebells or "Mountain Bluebells"Photo: Giant Red Paint Brush (Right)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Dead porcupine that Lucy found. We had to pull quills from her lips and mouth, which didn't seem to bother her.Photo: Highest elevation of our hike (11,370 feet)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Colorado Blue Columbine (Our State Flower)Photo: Our hike up the valleyPhoto: Our red canoe on the right.Photo: Photo: Photo: