Once again, my lil’ family headed to the outdoors to “decompress.” We started our 6 day adventure after celebrating the 4th with neighbor friends. The first stop was at White Star campground near Twin Lakes, the site where my lil’ guy became a budding environmentalist. These naturally formed glacial lakes are surrounded by mountains, including Mt. Elbert, at over 14,000 feet elevation.
Since this first destination was also near Independence Pass, one of the highest paved passes in Colorado, we decided to take our first hike here. Wildflowers were blooming and snow still made it’s presence on some slopes and peaks.
Thanks so much for your “lovely” comment.
Wonderful photos… love the wild flowers .. any Idea on what they are.??
Thanks so much. I wish I was schooled in the names of wildflowers because I do enjoy them. I will make a concerted effort to grab a book or search the web for names and descriptions.
Great photos Melanee. The mountains are breathtaking!
Thanks for your lovely comment. Colorado has no shortage of beautiful mountains.
Beautiful photos. Can’t wait to see more!
Love the wildflowers – gorgeous shots
Thank you for your lovely comment.
Excellent photos! Here in flat Illinois, there are no mountains (just ant hills)! 🙂
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makes me want to explore Colorado!!
CO is certainly a beautiful state.
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