because, frankly, the Rockies are full of them. They are absolutely, positively beautiful, too. (See last year's Rocky Mountain National Park for the 2009 pictures.
|St. John Lake|
|Avalanche Lake, from the foot|
|Avalanche Lake, from the head|
|Hidden Lake, from the overlook (and Bearhat Mountain)|
|Another view of Hidden Lake from the overlook|
|Hidden Lake, from the descent|
|Hidden Lake from the descent, again.|
|The sparkling waters of Hidden Lake, from the shore|
|Bearhat and Hidden Lake, from the shore|
|The other mountains (can't remember the name)|
|Wiz, contemplating Hidden Lake.|
One of the things we seem to do is we choose hikes that go see water. This is true even here where water is not a common thing. We had a wonderful time.
|Lake McDonald, where we canoed and swam.|