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PostSubject: Mount Galbraith loop   Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:13 pm

So with the weather looking good, and the need to get out on Sat. i asked my friends Danielle and Brett if they wanted to do a hike, Brett found a short trail only 30min from their house in golden, we really did not want to drive far.
our hike was about 2.5hrs in a loop and was about 4.5 miles, had about a 1,845ft gain in elevation we only made it to 7,189ft. but it was still a good work out in the snow with out snowshoes on.




there is a small parking lot that im sure in the summer fills fast. we got there around 9:30ish and when we got back it was almost full.


trail went from snowpacked to deep to dirt.


cloud cover for most of the hike, thank god as it would have been real warm and wet if it was out.




Brett and Ken


Gunny and Jack


Sierra


Danielle making tracks, Ken got pulled off the trail by Sierra who did not want to make tracks!


Ken and Sierra making the way back to the trail after she picked a diff. route!


Danielle


the reminder we were not far from home (Denver)


S&J


come on dad we have to catch up!


the Coors factory! dang is that place HUGE!


Jack is good at waiting


Sierra found something good!


Gunny


Me showing off my new pack and polls at the end Smile


time to go home. they were so freaking cute laying like that.

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PostSubject: Re: Mount Galbraith loop   Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:46 pm

Cool pics! I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE the last one of them laying together. You must frame that one!
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PostSubject: Re: Mount Galbraith loop   Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:03 am

Very nice! Looks like it was a nice hike! I can't wait to take our pups.

Also wondering...what kind of leashes do you have there?

Was going to ask what leashes everyone uses for hikes and such....
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PostSubject: Re: Mount Galbraith loop   Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:48 pm

Nikki,
i got the lines custom made by Adanac (they have reg lines as well), and i got the belt from them as well and had Eddy mod it some
http://stores.adanacsleds.com/-strse-30/NEWEST-SKIJORING%2C-WALKING%2C-CANICROSS/Detail.bok

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