The Rockies

Tadd has decided that Colorado is now his favorite state (bad luck Montana!) and I am inclined to agree… we haven’t been able to find an ugly or boring part of it yet!

After a cozy night in our loaner cabin in Estes Park, CO, we woke up to see a small group of Elk crossing the stream behind the cabin. And so it was time to go explore some more of this Elk territory – off to the Rocky Mountain National Park.

As the whole world seemed to be headed up to Bear Lake for the view, we decided to turn back and find our own space… which we did pretty well; not seeing more than a few others on the trail we found along the south side of the Moraine Park.

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Autumn in the Rockies

And autumn means Elk mating season….

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In The Middle There’s a Male Elk “Singing” for All His Worth

 

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Views and More Views

 

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I Seem To Find Thistles The World Around

 

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More Amazing Contrast

 

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Mountains!

 

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Headed Over The Pass and Down to Boulder

 

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Last Glimpse

We have fallen in love with the mountains!