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Paul Magnanti
(PaulMags) - MLife

Locale: People's Republic of Boulder
Fall in the Park on 10/09/2013 18:47:02 MDT Print View

A wonderful trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I again assisted Andrew Skurka.

Trip report here...

East Inlet

Edited by PaulMags on 10/09/2013 18:47:45 MDT.

Stephen Barber
(grampa) - MLife

Locale: SoCal
re: Fall in the Park on 10/09/2013 19:49:30 MDT Print View

It's a beautiful place, especially in the fall. Thanks for sharing the experience, Paul!

Ben Wortman
(bwortman) - M

Locale: Nebraska
Nice on 10/10/2013 08:04:51 MDT Print View

Thanks for sharing.

Curious what shelters your group used?

Next year I am finally going to get out to the mountains for some hiking during the fall color change. I heard that this year was a little later than normal for the change around your area. Do you think this is accurate? I was looking around Sept 24th for a target. Do you have any thoughts if that is about right or too soon for the average fall colors?



Edited by bwortman on 10/10/2013 08:14:31 MDT.

Paul Magnanti
(PaulMags) - MLife

Locale: People's Republic of Boulder
color change on 10/10/2013 08:18:51 MDT Print View

All depends on the year (drought? precip?), elevation, etc.

The recent rain we had is making some AWESOME color at the lower elevations rights now, for example.

When I was married last year on sept 22nd, we had our wedding and camping at ~9500' ft and the aspen were at peak.

So, overall Sept 24th would work. But, again, all depends on the year. :)

Ian B.

Locale: PNW
Re: re: Fall in the Park on 10/12/2013 09:17:02 MDT Print View

Nice pictures of the Moose. How far away were they when you took that picture?

Paul Magnanti
(PaulMags) - MLife

Locale: People's Republic of Boulder
Zoom lens on 10/12/2013 19:16:40 MDT Print View

I was not that close, really. But I do pack in a 250mm lens that helps. :)

I forgot to answer the shelter question: hammock, tarp, Gateood cape, Shangri la,