Colorado Summer 2012--Summit County

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Looking west.
Looking west.
The motley crew……kinda cold and windblown. But blue sky!
The motley crew……kinda cold and windblown. But blue sky!
Booth Falls………not really worth the climb to get there.
Booth Falls………not really worth the climb to get there.
The hike up was steep and not much air.
The hike up was steep and not much air.
Barb and Me…..do we look worn? We felt worn.
Barb and Me…..do we look worn? We felt worn.
Blue River Reservoir looking east
Blue River Reservoir looking east
and looking west. We hiked around this lake.
and looking west. We hiked around this lake.
We tried hiking up this valley but didn't find much. Then the rains came.
We tried hiking up this valley but didn't find much. Then the rains came.
Now wet butt has a story……..it was about hiking around that lake……when we readched the beginning point we had to shimmy over and down a spillway of the dam…..interesting.
Now wet butt has a story……..it was about hiking around that lake……when we readched the beginning point we had to shimmy over and down a spillway of the dam…..interesting.
The waterfall between the two lakes.
The waterfall between the two lakes.
Barb
Barb
Resident goats at Blue Reservoir
Resident goats at Blue Reservoir
They don't say much, just watch the watchers.
They don't say much, just watch the watchers.
A mine perched way up above Blue Reservoir. Imagine difficult to get there. No we didn't try.
A mine perched way up above Blue Reservoir. Imagine difficult to get there. No we didn't try.
Along the way up to McCullough Gulch there is an old mine.
Along the way up to McCullough Gulch there is an old mine.
Walter's card
Walter's card
He liked telling us his world.
He liked telling us his world.
Neat old stove, original, in the cabin.
Neat old stove, original, in the cabin.
Entryway to the mine.
Entryway to the mine.
Looking down the mine.
Looking down the mine.
White Falls
White Falls
Rest time.
Rest time.
That is Quandry Peak to our south.
That is Quandry Peak to our south.
Me
Me
The lake up McCulock Gulch. Next time we need to push on to the next lake……up the waterfall on the far side.
The lake up McCulock Gulch. Next time we need to push on to the next lake……up the waterfall on the far side.