Last week we got to treat Mark’s family from Iowa to some of our favorite hikes.  We’re loving the fact that our nieces and nephews are now old enough to play in the mountains with us when they come visit.  Tuesday was a picture-perfect day for a 5 miles hike at Mayflower Gulch just south of Copper.  Props to the fam for keeping up with us at 12,000′!  Some photos from our hike…

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The wildflowers right now are phenomenal!
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These guys were born to be outdoors.  Next time we’re going to try and get them to the top of their first 14er!
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Lunch break.  I love eating out but an apple and some beef jerky with these views beats any restaurant in my opinion.
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The boys getting one of many wilderness lessons from Mark.
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Good times!  Hope you’re all enjoying the great outdoors this summer!