Flatttop – Peak 2 – Peak 3 – Peak 4

Between weather, work and planning for our July trip I did not get out much this past spring. The few times I did get out it was for a quick jaunt up something in the Frontrange… more specifically – for yet another quick hike up Flattop, Peak 2, Peak 3, Peak 4 – or all of the above. At least I made an effort to carry my big camera along the way and focus on taking pictures of our backyard. Below are some of my favorite springtime shots. Note: Sunshine may not always present.


Quetzal preforming a pre-flight wind test.


Learning to walk is hard enough without a dog in the way.


Flattop to Ptarmigan Pass; my favorite backyard hike. Don’t know what’s whiter… Ptarmigan couloir or Yvonne’s legs.


Wayne at the base of Peak 4.


A very snowy Kenai Range in mid-June.


Ptarmigan on Peak 4.


Ptarmigan nest on Ptarmigan Pass.


Junco nest on Flattop.

Same nest a week later.

Koven scores some water on a hot day.

Carrie scopes the route. Lucy cools her belly.


Lucy has perfected the art of dog glissading.


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