Mt. Ypsilon

An early September hike up Chiquita and Ypsilon peaks. It was 10 mi. round trip, and the highest elevation was 13,500 ft. It snowed the next weekend so your looking at Autumn splendor on the tundra.

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Picture of Ypsilon from a previous hike

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NoŽl and Dad begin the ascent.

Long's peak

Mom and Dad hike up Mt. Chiquita

Brisk

Noel allows us

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Anger was uncovered when Noel found out that there was another peak to climb

Hiking up Ypsilon

Looking back at Chiquita

Ypsilon view

Estes Park

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Glacier Gorge

Noel and I

Mom and Dad

An 'Oh my knees' moment