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Photos from Colorado Part 2!

Rocky Mountain National Park

Yesterday I posted photos from the first two full days in Colorado, where we did Boulder and St. Mary’s Glacier.  Today I will concentrate on the second two days.

The next day after St. Mary’s Glacier, we headed north again but this time passed by Boulder and drove to the Rocky Mountain National Park.  After a few stops, we did a hike up to Fern Falls.  Although the round trip should have been short, the late hour of arrival made it so the round trip hike was over 8 miles/13 km. Continue reading

Photos from Colorado Part 1

Flower with Flatirons in the background

I spent a few days in Colorado earlier this month.  As I went through all of the photos, I decided I needed to divide them in half.  OK, the photos really weren’t since the second half has more, but the days were. (part 2)

On our first full day we went to Boulder.  Our first stop was at NCAR, a really high profile weather station.  Besides looking around the exhibits, which are aimed more at children, we walked a bit outside.

Fronat Range near boulder

We then went into town and shopped for a while.  We then stopped at Chautuaqua Park for a short walk before heading back to the Denver area. Continue reading