Rock Creek July 20-23, 2017

Took a quick trip up to Rock Creek for some car camping and day hiking.  Lots of water and snow and flowers. The pictures will tell the story!

View from my tent on the first morning.

Coffee in beautiful places series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heart Lake

Gem Lake

Lunch Box Lake. My favorite place to swim and swim I did.

 

 

Once I left the main trail I had both of these lakes to myself.

 

 

 

 

 

White Columbine

Columbine

Red Columbine

 

Chocolate Pond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barney Lake with Duck Pass in the background.

Talus and snow field I crossed to get to Hilton Lakes. Swam there too!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outlet to Hilton Lakes

That is a lot of fast, furious and freezing water in Rock Creek!

Next stop Iceland and Greenland. Stay tuned!

Happy trails!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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