Alpine Ridge Trail, et al.

Alpine Ridge Trail, Adams Falls Trail, and some random alpine cross country
(3 miles, +600/-600 feet).

Today was more a car-touring day than a hiking day, but some of our short hikes were notable.  First there was a short hike to 12,000 feet from the Alpine Visitor Center.

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Here we go
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Ten steps at a time
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Easier than I thought
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Lovely alpine scenery
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Made it!
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View from the top
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Elk far below
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Some leftover snow

We drove down to Grand Lake to see if we could find some moose.

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Parcour on the Adams Falls trail
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No Moose in the meadow above Adams Falls
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Adams Falls

Then the rest of the day we chased really bad weather back across the divide.  At one point we got out and hiked a quarter mile to an alpine saddle.

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Just missed the hail
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Walking to the saddle
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Pretty cool
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ZoZo on the ridge
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One more selfie

And of course we had to celebrate the day with dinner at the Fall River Visitor Center.

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Cheers!

One Comment Add yours

  1. Great pictures! And great to avoid the hail!

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