Colorado 2018 – Granby area in the Mighty Merc. – Day 4

The wife wanted to get some sunrise photos at Grand Lake before heading out to the trail we wanted to do. So we woke the kids up, stuffed them in the Merc, and rolled out getting to the lake just in time:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

The kids enjoyed playing around on the rocks while Mommy was taking her photos:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

While we were wandering back to the truck I asked my wife if she had been paying attention to the tracks in the mud.
“No, why?” was her response.
“Umm… maybe you should” :
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;
(That print was bigger than my fist for reference)

With the sun peaking out from behind the mountains:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

We headed to the next rail trail that we wanted to explore with the kids. The aspens were really starting to pop by this point as we started up Rollins Pass West:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

When we got to the closed portion of the trail, we hopped out and backtracked a bit to walk across the old trestles:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Heading back down the mountain:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

The kids played in the woods for a bit while I aired up the tires:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

After dinner, we ran back into the park to watch the sunset:
Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Sara L.: Day 4 - Monday &emdash;

Next Up, Day 5

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