Backpacking Mirror Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

As I lay in my sleeping bag watching the large pieces of hail pelt the rain cover of our tent and smash into the poles with metallic pings that resembled rapid gunfire, I wondered how much the thin material could take. It had been hours since the heavy rainfall had started. Along with the explosive…

Backpacking Bluebird Lake in RMNP

Backpacking Bluebird Lake trail in the Wild Basin Area of RMNP includes Ouzel Falls, Ouzel Lake and reflections of jagged Ouzel Peak in the alpine waters.