Today, Ann and I climbed up more than half way to 4.1 miles. We had a 2,100 foot elevation increase on this wonderfully beautiful journey on a day with perfect hiking weather. Another key milestone for today was the fact that we reached 9,500 feet of altitude on the hike. That is the highest I have ever been hiking.
When I arrived near the location of the flowers in the park, I could see little spots for bright orange from the distance and I could see that there were a few people who had beat me there this early in the morning.
I thought I would find some beautiful pix this morning, focusing on flowers, as a representation of their beauty and our love for them. I think it is a lovely way to honor our moms.
The leaves are turning here in the Uinta Mountains in Utah. Ann and I took a ride on the Alpine Loop starting on the Provo side and riding all the way through into the American Fork side of the loop. As shown in the photos below, we found some beautiful scenes along the way. This … Continue reading A Colorful Loop