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Colorado vacation, Labor Day 2000

August 31 - Flew from Lansing to Denver via Minneapolis.

Sept 1 - Breakfast in the hotel near the airport. A second breakfast in Georgetown.

Georgetown, CO

Walk around Dillon Lake.

Dillon Lake Dillon Lake
Dillon Lake

Sept 2 - Took chairlift up the mountain in Breckenridge. According to the ticket, anyone using a ski area in Colorado is a skier. We may have looked like a couple of people wandering around in sneakers, but we skied Breckenridge.

Sept 3 - Drove over Independence Pass to Aspen.

Anne closed her eyes on this bend
Independence Pass

Took a bus from Aspen to the Maroon Bells.

Anne relieved to be turning back
Beaver dam

Maroon Bells

Crags by Maroon Lake

Near Maroon Lake
Maroon Bells Wilderness Area

Stopped at Leadville Airport. This Cessna was struggling into the air.

Can you say high density altitude?

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