Fall Color Explosion - Elk Mountains

Waited out the weekend crowd then headed to the hills to take in natures fall color display.  We explored Lincoln Creek near Independence Pass looking for a place to hangout for the evening before heading to the Maroon Bells the next morning.  We found a glorious little gem of an area, maybe my favorite Vanski site to date!  Came with its own 4x4 rock slab driveway, rendering it inaccessible to many vehicles.   It also came with its own narrow canyon with swimming holes and waterfalls!   

Our Backyard for a Night - Lincoln Creek, CO

Our Backyard for a Night - Lincoln Creek, CO

 
Sievers Mountain - Elk Mountains, CO 

Sievers Mountain - Elk Mountains, CO 

 
Summit Cairn 

Summit Cairn 

 
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Camp - Lincoln Creek

Camp - Lincoln Creek

This glorious spot we accessed via some rock slab 4-wheeling

 
Levitating Boulder

Levitating Boulder

 
Lights

Lights

 
Nature is Unreal - Elk Mountains, CO

Nature is Unreal - Elk Mountains, CO

 
Crater Lake Trail

Crater Lake Trail

 
Dinner Time

Dinner Time

 
An Old Stagecoach Stop in Route to Aspen

An Old Stagecoach Stop in Route to Aspen

 
Caffeine Syringe 

Caffeine Syringe 

 
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Yellow

Yellow

 
Maroon Bells - Maroon Lake, CO

Maroon Bells - Maroon Lake, CO

 
Happy Hikers

Happy Hikers

B-Day Adventure Week

Yup another year of getting older in the books for me! Crazy to think Declan is almost 1 and Liam soon to be 3!  So much fun on the way :)  We started the week playing in RMNP and the Grand Lake area, then we camped and biked with friends in the Fraser Valley for a few days! 

East Inlet Meadows - Grand Lake, CO

East Inlet Meadows - Grand Lake, CO

 
Will Pose for Bunny Chews

Will Pose for Bunny Chews

 
Dream Lake - RMNP, CO

Dream Lake - RMNP, CO

 
Tepees and Fire

Tepees and Fire

 
Tech Savvy Squirrel 

Tech Savvy Squirrel 

 
Kitchen - Vasquez Creek, CO

Kitchen - Vasquez Creek, CO

 
Lunch Beach

Lunch Beach

 
Tera Tomah Mtn & Mt. Julian - Trailridge Road, CO

Tera Tomah Mtn & Mt. Julian - Trailridge Road, CO

 
Potty Training 

Potty Training 

 
Camp Laughter - Drew, Liam, SB, Colleen & Farva

Camp Laughter - Drew, Liam, SB, Colleen & Farva

 
Adam's Falls - Grand Lake, CO

Adam's Falls - Grand Lake, CO

 
Cook it Up

Cook it Up

 
Bouldering - RMNP, CO

Bouldering - RMNP, CO

 
Adam's Falls

Adam's Falls

 
Tuckered Out

Tuckered Out