The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is just five or so miles from my house and a great place to go to shoot photographs. I got there at opening time this morning, 9:00 a.m., and spent an hour shooting.
Henry Moore’s “Bronze Form,” cast in 1985.
Henry Moore’s “Bronze Form,” cast in 1985
“Cabin Creek,” by Deborah Butterfield
I hiked the Wild Basin Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park on Friday. I hiked to the Calypso Cascades, a round trip hike of 3.6 miles with a 700 foot elevation gain.
Just three tenths of a mile from the trailhead, a hiker is rewarded with views of lower and upper Copeland Falls.
Hiking along North Saint Vrain Creek, the sound of rushing water accompanied me most of the way.
Another mile up the trail from the Copeland Falls, the Wild Basin Trail Crosses North Saint Vrain Creek.
The Calypso Cascades are another three tents of a mile up the mountain. The flow was down this time of year, but the falls are still a spectacular view.
Ouzel Falls are another nine tenths of a mile up the trail with additional gain of 250 feet. I had originally hoped to get to Ouzel, but daylight and my water supply were getting low. Perhaps another day.