S: Colorado 2010
BC: Made with love for Dave and Steve. from Angie
FC: Elk hunting | Colorado 2010
1: The guys took me along on what they call an adventure of a lifetime...Elk Hunting at Coyte Ranch near Walden, Colorado...and what an adventure it was! - Angie
2: Colorado... The Centennial State
4: This was Tim and Joan Kuhlman's third trip to Coyte in hopes of getting an elk. They kept us laughing in spite of some disappointments!
5: We had a nice camp site with a great view of the mountains! Every morning and afternoon the hunters drove through this gate on the 4-wheelers on their way to their designated draw. Every day, I stayed behind, hoping... Angie
6: " Daniel Boone "
7: Dave was blessed with sweet success the first morning out, shooting himself a nice cow elk. This is what draws the hunters back here year after year...the hope of getting one of these beasts. What a reward for one's hard labor!
8: While the rest of the hunting party didn't see success, what they did see was some beautiful country...medicine for the soul.
9: The many faces of Steve
10: Duane and Matt Kirkland _Our wonderful volunteer guides_
11: Spending time with friends, doing what you love, creates some of the sweetest memories of all...
12: The last day at camp we enjoyed some leisure time shooting with our hunting buddies.
13: On the long ride home they were already discussing " next time " | So, Colorado... I guess we'll be seeing you again! Until next time...
16: Colorado has the highest mean elevation of any state, with more than 1,000 Rocky Mountain peaks over 10,000 ft high and 54 towering above 14,000 ft. Pikes Peak, the most famous of these mountains, was discovered by U.S. Army lieutenant Zebulon M. Pike in 1806.
17: First visited by Spanish explorers in the 1500s, the territory was claimed for Spain by Juan de Ulibarri in 1706. The U.S. obtained eastern Colorado as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the central portion in 1845 with the admission of Texas as a state, and the western part in 1848 as a result of the Mexican War.
18: Solitude : a lonely, unfrequented place: a solitude in the mountains.
20: Before we know it, We'll be on the road again...