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International Crane Foundation

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 in Wisconsin
International Crane Foundation
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Melin Bompren Corn Mill
Prelude to the Holidays
Prelude to the Holidays
The holidays lurk just around the corner. There are many things I should be doing in preparation for the coming festivities but instead of progressing through my lengthy list of chores, I sneak off for a diversionary hike.
White Ranch Park
White Ranch Park
I arrive at the Rawhide Loop Trailhead shortly before sunrise. I’m an hour early for my first hike with the Colorado Mountain Club but I’m pleased for the extra time. There are two other cars parked in the lot but they are empty.