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Near Fletcher Mountain summit, Quandary Peak in background

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Near Fletcher Mountain summit, Quandary Peak in background
A hiking partner nearing the summit of Fletcher Mountain, Colorado, USA.
Quandary Peak (14,265 ft.) looms in the background. The amazing McCullough Gulch is visible on the left side of the image.

Route: Southeast Ridge via Blue Lakes


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My best friend just moved to Colorado Springs. I now have no excuse not to visit Colorado! (And with scenery like that in this photo, I need to get myself out there.)
Posted Nov 17, 2008 6:11 pm

Sarah SimonRe: Wow!

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You're right - no more excuses! There is so much hiking to enjoy right near COS (Colorado Springs). But drive 2 hours and you'll be in heaven. The above scene can be enjoyed by taking only about a 2 hour drive from COS.

...then again, my cabin in only about 40 mins from this trailhead...hehehe.

Make your travel plans!

Posted Nov 18, 2008 8:00 am

Sierra Ledge RatBeautiful

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What kind of rock is that?
Posted Jan 11, 2011 9:49 pm

Sarah SimonRe: Beautiful

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Hey Rat,

I am ashamed to say I have no earthly idea. I'm a fool when it comes to geology. Sorry!

Posted Jan 12, 2011 3:15 pm

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Object Title: Near Fletcher Mountain summit, Quandary Peak in background

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