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Comanche Peak Pass

Sign marking the Beaver Creek trailhead. Start of the hike to Comanche Peak Pass from the north. Sign at Beaver Creek trailhead
Comanche Reservoir dam. The reservoir is pretty low in this picture Comanche Reservoir dam
Start of the Hourglass Trail seen from Comanche Reservoir dam. Start of the Hourglass Trail
Hourglass trail sign. Hourglass trail sign
Snow on Hourglass trail in the middle of June. Hourglass trail in June
Ptarmigan above treeline. Ptarmigan
View of the Rawahs from above treeline on the Hourglass trail. View of the Rawahs from Hourglass trail
Our aggressive porcupine buddy, near the junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails. Porcupine near junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails
The porcupine making a threatening rush in our direction. This picture was taken a hundredth of a second before we made a hasty retreat. Porcupine near junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails
Porcupine now at what we hope is a safe distance. Porcupine near junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails
Another picture of our little buddy. Porcupine near junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails
Another picture of our little buddy. Porcupine near junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails
Sallie at the junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails. Note the marker post. Sallie at junction of Hourglass and Mirror Lake trails
South-facing view over the cliffs into the Mirror Lake valley. Mirror Lake is toward the center and mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park rise in the distance. Mirror Lake
Sallie on the final climb to Comanche Peak Pass. Final climb to Comanche Peak Pass
Sallie racing down from the pass with lightning threatening and snow falling. Sallie descending Comanche Peak Pass
Updated: April 16, 2010
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