Wednesday jaunt to Black Lake

Headed back to the park to Glacier Gorge. Good swimming in Black Lake and an awesome herd of elk bathing up high. Oh, and apparently to people passing on the trail, I now officially look like Shaun White!

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Chasm Lake. Apparently this was the location they chose for the official Colorado state quarter. Longs Peak is up on the left.

Colorado-quarter

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Fun bridge dot this canyon trail.

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The first of the elk near Black Lake.

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Elk in Black Lake. Doesn't get much more Colorado than that.

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National Parks are cool.

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We were able to swim in this water for about three seconds it was so cold. These guys lasted 45 minutes.

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Awesome day.

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We stayed awhile and I shot a lot of photos, as this is not something I've ever seen.

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Up close with the elk.

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A little artsy black and white.

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Heading down the falls below Black Lake.

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Elaine enjoys the chilly, wet conditions.

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Enjoyinh Hiajaya Lake.

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The day ended with a relaxing sit at Lilly Lake.

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