Weekend in Estes Park

First notable snow in Boulder in Fall 2013 occurred October 4. The kids were thrilled to get outside and make snow angels!
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It was perfect snow for a snowball fight too.
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And a snowman!
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A week later in mid October, Boulder canyon opened enabling a route to Estes Park. Wanting to support the damaged businesses and enjoy a family weekend in the mountains, we made an overnight trip.
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We took a mellow family hike down the road from the Fern trailhead. The kids loved going at their own pace and exploring the rocks.
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Great pals!
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Sometimes with a little competitive spirit! No surprise there!
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We stopped in a gorgeous meadow for some quick family picks.
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And it was back on the trail again!
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The leaves along the road made for great fun.
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The next day Treyden’s kindergarten friend Sawyer came up with his parents to do another hike from Cub Lake.
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The mission was to hear elk bugling. We experienced that and much more! Treyden and Sawyer made themselves in to Elk!
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We were lucky enough to see a moose family!
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A great trip with some new friends!
Doug had the excellent idea of glowing stick people for Halloween. Here are the kids decked out in their costumes.

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One thought on “Weekend in Estes Park

  1. Where are the glow stick people? The picture is missing but the rest of the pictures are fabulous. Thanks for sharing.

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