4th of July

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4th of July

Post by Mags » Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:45 am

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!

I (along with others) was able to backpack in the Holy Cross Wilderness with a good friend I have not seen in 6 mos. (He moved to Virginia..).

No fireworks, but we did have a campfire!
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Re: 4th of July

Post by zelph » Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:18 pm

Glad you were able to get out of the city.

I had to endure the city and do the family fireworks thing. :D

My stint up in Michigan was way too short and had to return for family matters. :roll:

I hate that when friends move away!!!!!! Glad you were able to meet up and spend some time with him again.

Campfires are a good replacement for fireworks :D
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Re: 4th of July

Post by Mags » Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:45 am

Campfires are definitely a good fireworks replacement...and so is this view. :)

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Lower Tuhare Lake at just over 12k ft.
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Re: 4th of July

Post by zelph » Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:58 pm

Mags, at what elevation do you live and what affect does going to higher elevations have on your breathing(lung discomfort)? How long does it take to adjust? (for a novice)

Nice photo!!!! Is the lake about a 1/2 mile at it's longest dimension? Any fish in it?
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Re: 4th of July

Post by Mags » Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:55 pm

I live at 5400', and the lake is at 12000'. But, I play at 10k+ almost every weekend during the summer. Luckily, I have adjusted pretty well to elevation.

For most people, staying a day or two at Denver before going to the high country helps immensely

As for fish, none that I know of in that lake, but Lake Constantine does have brook trout. It is about 2000' lower IIRC. Another nice view.. :)

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