Colorado Peak to Peak

    Day 1

    Peak to Peak, Colorado Day 1 - Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - Monument, CO to Nederland, CO

    After our morning walk and doing a few last minute chores at home, we left the house at 9:45 for a Fall Peak to Peak road trip.

    The weather was beautiful at 70...

    Day 2

    Peak to Peak, Colorado Day 1 continued - Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - Monument, CO back Home

    We stopped for lunch at the Back Country Pizza Café in Nederland. By 1:00 we were on our way north on C-72. The valleys were carpeted with aspen, but most of them were...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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