Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Hiking in Castlewood Canyon & Flying Home

Monday morning we did a hike with Pam in Castlewood Canyon. It was a beautiful area with lots of large boulders to climb on. Cherry Creek meanders through the boulders on it's way to Denver.
Pam & Kelly in Castlewood Canyon.Dave & Kelly on the old Castlewood Dam. This Dam was built in 1890 and was destroyed in 1933 after a cloud burst caused too much water for the dam to hold. One billion gallons of water were sent rushing toward Denver, but remarkably only two people were killed.
Remains of the Castlewood Dam
Aspens in Castlewood Canyon We flew back home Monday evening and had a beautiful few of Mt. Hood & Mt. Jefferson on our approach in to Portland
View of Mt. Hood from our Plane.

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