After spending three two zero days in Fraser with Cindy and our friends Nancy and Sandy, I was back on the trail for three days and 56 miles. The highlight was the climb to James Peak and a scenic ridge-top descent to Rollins Pass.
CDT: THE ANNIVERSARY EDITION.
I enjoyed my two-night stay in Breckenridge but I looked forward to the incredible hiking that awaited me. The maps showed the trail on top of the Continental Divide, only sometimes dropping below the divide. And Grays Peak, a 14,270 foot peak would be my first Colorado “14er”. While at Twin Lakes a week ago I agreed to camp with my friends Nancy and Sandy at Herman Lake 13 miles past Grays Peak. But the most exciting day I looked forward to was July 8 when I would meet Cindy at Berthoud Pass and take two zero days at Nancy and Sandy’s cabin. I was not disappointed. Moreover, at Herman Lake I received the biggest surprise of the entire 82 days of this hike.
Cindy and Roger on Herman Lake, Colorado