Monday, May 11, 2009

Colorado Trail 1

Took a long hike on the Colorado Trail. I misread the maps completely and ended up doing 33 or so miles on Saturday -- a few too many! Luckily I had a huge sandwich:



Waterton Canyon is interesting for all the Denver Water structures, culminating with two incredible caretaker homes:





Sorry, I mean culminating in Strontia Springs Reservoir:



But those caretaker homes were pretty impressive.

I also saw the mighy Abert's Squirrel (Sciurus aberti):



The trail was well graded and well marked. If I hadn't misread the maps, I would have done only 25 miles and had an easier day.

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