Colorado Fourteens – Aug, 2012


Silver Creek Trailhead, Colorado – Aug 7, 2012

We camped near the Silver Creek trailhead to hike up Handies and Red Cloud peaks – had rain then this sunset – Img 25321

 

Hiking up Handies Peak – Aug 8, 2012

Curt and Tom climbing up the last leg of the trail up to Handies peak in Colorado – Img 25381

 

Handies peak, my first 14K – Aug 8, 2012

Curt, Randy, & Tom on Handies peak, 14,048ft in Colorado. Curt and my first 14k. Tom’s 14th – Img 25389a

 

Colorado Alpine Loop – Aug 8, 2012

Part of the Alpine loop jeep trail between trailheads for Handies and Red Cloud peaks – Img 25443a

 

Silver Creek trail up to Red Cloud Peak – Aug 9, 2012

Looking down on part of the Silver Creek trial going up to Red Cloud Peak – Img 25526

 

Red Cloud – Aug 9, 2012

Looking up at Red Cloud peak, Colorado – Img 25564

 

Randy & Curt on Red Cloud Peak – Aug 9, 2012,

Randy & Curt on top of Red Cloud, 14034ft with Sunrise peak in the background. My second 14k peak. Did not hike over to Sunrise (14, 001) because of an approaching thunderstorm that later dropped hail/rain on us – Img 25609

 

Red Cloud – Aug 9, 2012

Trail down from Red Cloud before the hail storm – Img 25615

 

Silver Creek Trail – Aug 9, 2012

Curt & Tom heading down Silver Creek trail. Can see Handies peak rising above the “V” in the valley – Img 25710

 

Shelf Road of Alpine Loop – Aug 10, 2012

Our rented orange jeep on the road to Lake City – Img 25784

 

Uncompaghre peak – Aug 10, 2012

Hiked out to but did not climb Uncompaghre peak – Img 25919

 

Waterfall on Nellie Creek, Co – Aug 10, 2012

Seen from a jeep trail to Uncompaghre peak – Img 25950b

 

Highland Mary lakes, Co – Aug 11, 2012

Had lunch overlooking 2 of the 3 Highland Mary Lakes. Had a short hail storm while eating lunch. – Img 26051

 

Highland Mary trail, Co – Aug 11, 2012

Looking down the valley where Cunningham creek flows. Img 26173

 

Black Canyon National Park – Aug 12, 2012   Img 26217

 

Painted Rock – Black Canyon, Co – Aug 12, 2012

The lighter colored streaks in the rock face are newer lava that pressed into cracks of the older rock – Black Canyon National Park, Colorado – Img 26329

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