Colorado Springs 2017

Richard, Linda, Teagan, Derek, Jenni and Eleanor took a vacation to Colorado Springs June 2017
DSC 0023  Pulpit Rock Open Space near house DSC 0029  Pulpit Rock Open Space near house DSC 0031  mystery flower : wildflower DSC 0040  Pulpit Rock
DSC 0043  Scene on the trail DSC 0049  Pulpit Rock Open Space DSC 0051  Pulpit Rock Open Space DSC 0059  Trail to Pulpit Rock : Pulpit Rock
DSC 0066  Panorama of Pulpit Rock area DSC 0068  Teagan and Richard hiking toward Pulpit Rock : Richard, Teagan DSC 0075  Colorful rocks in Pulpit Rock Open Space DSC 0095  Getting to the rocky part
DSC 0098  Another mystery flower DSC 0115  Looking toward the Front Range from the Pulpit Rock area DSC 1684  Just set it right there.  Thanks. : Jenni DSC 1685  Approaching the top : Jenni
DSC 1689  Rental house just left of center DSC 0120  Richard and Teagan atop Pulpit Rock; the elder one stabilizing with a rock : Richard, Teagan DSC 0123  Richard and Teagan atop Pulpit Rock : Richard, Teagan DSC 1694  Jenni and Teagan with a dramatic sky : Jenni, Teagan
DSC 0124  Some of the hoodoo structures we passed on the trail to the top DSC 1696  Teagan and Jenni at the top : Jenni, Teagan DSC 0128  Richard trying to not fall off and look happy both at the same time : Richard DSC 1698  Jenni on the descent : Jenni
DSC 1701 : Jenni DSC 0137  Pulpit Rock seen from the deck at the house DSC 1710  From the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center : Richard DSC 1711  Same pic; swapped models : Teagan
DSC 0142  Derek pushing a stroller at the Garden of the Gods : Derek DSC 0144  A few fo the many red rock structures at Garden of the Gods DSC 0146  Derek and Eleanor enjoying some shade DSC 0149
DSC 0163  View of Pikes Peak from Garden of the Gods DSC 0170  Some fo the vertical rocks DSC 0173  Magpie on top of one of the spires DSC 0181  Panarama from the west showing North Gateway Rock, South Gateway Rock, Gray Rock, Cathedral Spires, Three Graces, and more
DSC 0182  West view of Kissing Camels on North Gateway Rock DSC 0185  Cathedral Spires and Three Graces in front of Gray Rock DSC 0190  Tower of Babel (?) with North Gateway Rock in background DSC 0201  Climber on South Gateway Rock
DSC 0202  Kissing Camels DSC 0209  Eleanor and Derek taking a break : Derek, Eleanor DSC 0212  Eleanor and Derek pausing for a photo : Derek, Derek Eleanor DSC 0218  Jenni and Eleanor : Eleanor, Jenni
DSC 0222  Jenni and Eleanor : Eleanor, Jenni DSC 0226  Eleanor : Eleanor DSC 0241 : Derek, Eleanor DSC 0246  A magpie in flight : Magpie, bird
DSC 1736  Three Graces and Cathedral Spires DSC 1741  Teagan on Sleeping Giant : Teagan DSC 1745  Gray Rock DSC 1746  Magpie : bird
DSC 1752  Balanced Rock DSC 0267  Red Rock Open Space perhaps near the quarry DSC 1755  Dead trees at the Red Rock Open Space DSC 0272  The lake
DSC 0275 DSC 0280 DSC 0281 DSC 0328  Pulpit Rock in morning light
DSC 0336  Pikes Peak from the Toll Road DSC 1759  Derek and Eleanor at Crystal Reservoir on the way to the top : Derek, Eleanor DSC 0344  Pikes Peak seen from Crystal Reservoir DSC 0351  Pikes Peak seen from Crystal Reservoir
DSC 0358  Derek and Eleanor taking a break at Crystal Reservoir DSC 0361  Eleanor DSC 0364  Jenni, Eleanor and Derek atop Pikes Peak in search of air DSC 0368  A view from the top
DSC 0371  A panarama from the top DSC 1761  Eleanor at a slightly higher altitude than Derek atop Pikes Peak : Derek, Eleanor DSC 0382  The cog railway end of the line DSC 1769  Top of Pikes Peak; not sure where the family is
DSC 0396  Mountain, meet cloud DSC 0422  Looks like rain DSC 0436 DSC 0442
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DSC 0483 DSC 0488 : Teagan DSC 1784  Lots of photographers on this trip : Teagan DSC 0493
DSC 0500 DSC 1790 : Richard, Teagan DSC 0518  I don't think so : Richard DSC 0542
DSC 0550 DSC 0554 DSC 0561 DSC 1806  Teagan at Crystal Reservoir on the way down : Teagan
DSC 0564 DSC 0587  Looking back toward Manitou Springs from one of the last pullouts on the way down DSC 0599 DSC 1816  Linda and Teagan getting ready for the Terror-Dactyl free-fall : Linda, Teagan
DSC 1821  Williams Canyon at Cave of the Winds DSC 1826  Getting ready for a 5-mile hike with lots of elevation change DSC 0617  Panaramic from the house deck DSC 1889  Eleanor enjoying a meal
DSC 0628  Nice view from the deck DSC 1897  Sibling rivalry DSC 1899 DSC 1901
DSC 1904 DSC 1914  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Teagan, waterfall DSC 0684  On the bridge over Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Linda DSC 0697 : wildflower
DSC 0711  Enjoying the top of the falls : Derek, Eleanor DSC 1921  Eleanor looking at Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni, Linda, waterfall DSC 0713 : Derek.Eleanor, Linda DSC 1922  Eleanor looking at Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Linda
DSC 1931  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Jenni, Linda, waterfall DSC 0726  The cascade above the falls : waterfall DSC 1936  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Teagan DSC 0781  Give the poor child some sunglasses : Derek, Eleanor
DSC 0785  Richard and Teagan in apparent danger : Richard, Teagan DSC 0795  Now she has sunglasses : Derek, Eleanor DSC 1941  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni DSC 1942  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni, Teagan
DSC 1943  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni, Linda, Teagan DSC 0826 DSC 0829 DSC 0833  Enjoying the view : Eleanor, Jenni
DSC 0834  Aww : Eleanor, Jenni DSC 0847 DSC 0849 DSC 1945  On the trail high above the falls : Linda
DSC 1946  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek DSC 1947  Helen Hunt Falls : Eleanor, Jenni DSC 1951  Helen Hunt Falls : Eleanor, Jenni, Richard DSC 1952  Helen Hunt Falls : Eleanor, Jenni, Richard
DSC 1954  Helen Hunt Falls : Richard DSC 0888 : Richard, Teagan DSC 0891 : Derek, Richard, Teagan DSC 0895 : Linda
DSC 0897 : Eleanor DSC 1957  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Eleanor, Richard, Teagan DSC 0912  Eleanor riding Mommy : Eleanor, Jenni DSC 0927 : Derek, Linda, Richard, Teagan
DSC 0957 : Eleanor, Jenni DSC 0960  Cascading waterfall on its way to Helen Hunt Falls : waterfall DSC 0969  Taking a break from the view to look back at the camera : Eleanor, Jenni DSC 0973  The view from the top of the trail
DSC 1968  A small waterfall above Helen Hunt Falls : waterfall DSC 0998  small waterfall : waterfall DSC 1977  Helen Hunt Falls : Linda, Richard DSC 1979  Helen Hunt Falls : Derek, Teagan
DSC 1981  Helen Hunt Falls : Eleanor, Linda DSC 1983  What fun! : Eleanor, Linda DSC 0014-2  Jenni and Derek : Derek, Jenni DSC 2003  Teagan at Romona Falls (bottom of Seven Falls) : Teagan, waterfall
DSC 2013  View of Colorado Springs from Inspiration Point at Seven Falls : Inspiration Point, Richard DSC 2014  Teagan at Inspiration Point at Seven Falls : Inspiration Point, Teagan DSC 2016  Richard at Inspiration Point (Seven Falls) : Inspiration Point, Richard DSC 0046-2  The highest two falls of Seven Falls
DSC 0067-2 DSC 2018  Midnight Falls (in the Seven Falls area) : Midnight Falls, waterfall DSC 2034  Richard at Midnight Falls : Midnight Falls, Richard, waterfall DSC 2035  Teagan at Midnight Falls (near Seven Falls) : Midnight Falls, Teagan, waterfall
DSC 2036  And Jenni at Midnight Falls (near Seven Falls) : Jenni, Midnight Falls, waterfall DSC 2047  Three of the middle falls at Seven Falls : waterfall DSC 2051  One of the lower falls at Seven Falls : waterfall DSC 2057  Two of the lower falls at Seven Falls : waterfall
DSC 2075 : waterfall DSC 2077  Teagan at the entrance to Garden of the Gods (Pikes Peak in background) : Teagan DSC 2086  Geology Hall at the Visitors' Center of Garden of the Gods DSC 2087  Exhibits at Visitors' Center at Garden of the Gods
DSC 2092  Pulpit Rock Open Area from the deck DSC 2099  Pulpit Rock time exposure at dusk DSC 2107  Time exposure of the mountains from the deck DSC 2111  Time exposure of Pikes Peak
DSC 2115  Welcome to the zoo : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni, Teagan DSC 2116  Taking the aerial tram to get an overview of the zoo : Derek, Jenni DSC 2118  Teagan reliving her youth, most of which was spent off the ground : Derek, Eleanor, Teagan DSC 2119  Eleanor learning the jungle gym : Derek, Eleanor, Teagan
DSC 2121  Wall climbing at the zoo : Jenni DSC 2122  Wall climbing at the zoo : Teagan DSC 2136  Emu : Emu DSC 0078-2
DSC 0079-2 DSC 0086-2 DSC 2140  Wallaby : Wallaby DSC 0089-2
DSC 2152  Eleanor checking out the herps : Eleanor DSC 0118-2 DSC 2165  Teagan feeding the birds DSC 0124-2
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DSC 0168-2 DSC 0180-2 DSC 0181-2 DSC 2183  Bald eagle : eagle
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DSC 2191  Marmot : marmot DSC 0227-2 DSC 2192 : tiger DSC 2193  Female tigers : tiger
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DSC 2199  Playing the drum : Derek, Eleanor, Teagan DSC 0312-2 DSC 2202  Marmot : marmot DSC 0316-2
DSC 0322-2 DSC 2205  Eleanor after crawling out : Eleanor DSC 2206  Followed by Derek : Derek DSC 0325-2
DSC 0352-2 DSC 0367-2 DSC 0373-2 DSC 2210 : Teagan, giraffe
DSC 2211 : Teagan, giraffe DSC 0394-2 DSC 0411-2 DSC 0415-2
DSC 0422-2 DSC 2223 : Eleanor, Jenni, giraffe DSC 2228 : Eleanor, Jenni, giraffe DSC 2233 : Eleanor, Jenni, giraffe
DSC 2235 : Eleanor, Jenni, giraffe DSC 2237 : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni, Teagan DSC 0433-2 DSC 0435-2
DSC 0442-2 DSC 0450-2 DSC 2239  View from Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun : Teagan DSC 0460-2
DSC 2255  View from Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun : Teagan DSC 2260  Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun : Teagan DSC 2269  View of central garden of Garden of the Gods from the Visitor Center : Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak DSC 2271  North Gateway Rock at Garden of the Gods
DSC 2272 : North Gateway Rock with Kissing Camels visible at top left DSC 2274  A zoom-in of the Kissing Camels at Garden of the Gods : kissing camels DSC 2280  Siamese Twins in Garden of the Gods; they're not actually blurry in person DSC 2282  Siamese Twins window in Garden of the Gods with random hiker and Pikes Peak
DSC 2329  View from house of Pikes Peak at first light DSC 2367  View of Pikes Peak with moon in morning light DSC 2373  A test shot to check exposure for group picture : Richard DSC 2374  Waiting for the rest of the family : Linda, Richard
DSC 2381  And, the family vacation picture from the deck : Derek, Eleanor, Jenni, Linda, Richard, Teagan DSC 2384  The Cadet Chapel : cadet chapel DSC 2389  Cadet Chapel : cadet chapel DSC 2392  The lower interior : cadet chapel