Friday, August 24, 2007

Fullerton Loop - June 26, 2007

A couple of days after the Diamond T hike, J and I hit Fullerton Loop for an evening hike, and finished not a second too soon as the mosquitoes became absolutely vicious after about 8 pm.

Fullerton Loop details are here, and it's also been done to death, so I won't go into too much detail here. This hike is a little more shady than Diamond T, so a lot of the moisture was still evident along the creeks and forest portions of the hike. And the flowers were everywhere!

Near the beginning of the trail, on the opposite side of the river. Everything was in bloom as far as we could see.

Right before the trail turns uphill, this little creek runs along the trail. In the early spring months it actually flooded over the trail. Now it looks like a nice, mossy hideaway... until you see the mosquitoes!

Pretty look at the western view of Elbow Valley in the evening.

The wind was hitting the south side of the viewpoint pretty hard. This is another spot where wildflowers just abound, but with the wind blowing the way it was, this was the best I could manage.

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