New Year, '98
Winter Camping on Top of the Divide.
"It could get ugly up there!"
The view of our objective (the Continental Divide) as we enter Estes Park. The black dots are camp 1 and 2.
Loading up at the trailhead.
The view up Glacier Gorge from the Flattop Mountain trail. Long's Peak is on the left. (14,255 ft.)
Frank, about a mile out of Bear lake Trailhead.
Bill, Brian and Frank with Glacier Gorge and Long's Peak in the background.
Bill and Frank at Dream lake overlook with Otis and Hallett Peaks in the background.
Brian at Dream lake overlook as night falls.
Frank, Myself and Bill taking taking a rest before we started boiling water and cooking at camp 1.
Brian, Bill and Frank, hanging out and waiting for water to boil so we could put a hot water bottle between out legs. It is quite cold in this picture.
Snowshoe Hare tracks.
This is the look on Brian's face when he opens the Maker's Mark. A familiar site to those who know him.
Frank, showing us how it's done with the Maker's Mark.
A shot of myself after one too many shots of Maker's Mark.
Camp 1 in the morning. Yes that is my pack that is covered in snow.
A shot of how we linked the tents together.