Hiking/climbing trip, July 2016 There were nine hikes totaling 130 miles and 20,000 feet of elevation gain. WIND RIVER RANGE (five photos) Beginning the full pack hike up the valley Further up the valley My campsite twelve miles up the valley is just beyond here, in a meadow nestled in closer to the mountains seen in the photo. On my way from my campsite (elev 8,400 ft) to summit of Greeley Point (elev 11,300 ft), looking back at Clark Lake (elev 10,200 ft) At the 11,000 ft saddle above Clark Lake, just below Greeley Point ===================================================== UINTA RANGE About 200 sheep, two sheep dogs and a sheepherder were encountered at a 12,000 foot pass in the Uinta Range of Utah. I hiked 30 miles that day, with 3,000 feet of elevation gain. ===================================================== CLIMBING LONG'S PEAK (14,256 ft) OF COLORADO (From a distance -- 4 photos) From the west. Long's is the peak on the left. Long's Peak from the west. Long's Peak from the east. Near the end of the hiking portion and the beginning of the climbing portion. From here, the trail and the climb wrap around to the other side of the mountain. ====================================================== CLIMBING LONG'S PEAK, the steep portion and the summit (five photos) Looking back along the ledge Final section of Long's Peak climb The west face of Long's -- the climbing route The summit of Long's The trail heading down Long's Peak ======================================================== DAY HIKES IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (six photos) A lake at 11,000 feet -- high point of the day's hike A lake at 10,000 feet -- high point of the day's hike Another lake at 10,000 feet -- high point of the day's hike This day's hike began down in the distant hazy valley beyond the lake -- 3,000 feet below and six miles away. The day's turn around point -- a ridge at 12,000 feet, six miles from the trailhead. Long's Peak is the mountain off to the right.