Breathing Gas– 32% Travel / 100% Deco Max Depth– 71ft Avg Depth– 70ft (Shallower, but we used 70 for deco) Visibility– 30-50ft Water Temp– 72F Dive Time: 127min Notes: Met with Stacey at her place and carpooled up to Madison Blue Springs State Park. The water was clear, flow was reasonable, and in general it… Continue reading Madison Blue Springs State Park – Potters Delight (Attempting the Courtyard)
Frustrated by our lack of Moose viewing, we hit up google, and found out that Walden, CO was supposed to be the “Moose Viewing Capitol of Colorado”, so we google mapp’ed from Estes Park, CO to Walden, CO. A bit discouraged by the fact that Walden is over a 3 hour drive from Estes Park,… Continue reading Aug 16 – Drive from Estes Park to Walden, CO. via Colorado State Forrest
Inspired by our late afternoon success in seeing a moose, we decided to wake up before sunup, drive all the way across the mountain, and back to the Colorado River Trailhead as well as the other small trails around that area. We went all the way to the park’s exit, and didn’t see a single… Continue reading Aug 14 – Early AM looking for Moose, then Trail Ridge Rd.
Today we decide to take Trail Ridge Road. It’s a one way dirt road that goes across the mountain. As soon as we got off the main road, we encountered construction at Chasm Falls, and were told that it would be 15 minutes before we could pass, so we decided to take the short walk… Continue reading Aug 13 – Trail Ridge Road, Bear Lake, Colorado River Trailhead and more…
Today we had to be at the airport by 7:45, where we had a 4 hour nonstop flight to Denver, CO. Once in Denver, we used the local bus system, which has a really cool integration with Google Maps (click). So, using the Google Maps app on my iPhone, we were able to figure out… Continue reading Aug 12 – Flying to Denver, CO then the drive to Estes Park, CO