We stopped just as the tree line ended. A lot of kids went right over the top. Serious Elevation!
Living on the edge!
This hike is in Waterton and it is awesome. I'm sure the pix won't do it justice. We had our stake youth conference and about 90 people hiked for five hours! Everyone did so great. Especially me! Hiking with youth really does something for the ego, being the leader you have to push them as far as they will go, even if you've never been yourself. We were all self empowered and felt almost as majestic as the mountains. The pix are posted as we went up and up. Starting bottom left was the meadow that we came to after 2 1/2 hours of hiking. Just under the two small glaciers is where we had our lunch. Then up from that is climbing higher still. Middle right pic is the edge of the tree line and then it has two huge switchbacks and the kids went over the top at the left peak in the picture. Once there you over look 5 lakes. I'll get that picture next time we go. I showed it to Jonathan and it is on our to do list. Even Clark wants to go. Maybe in a year or two because it is long and hard and somebody might have to carry me instead of him. Middle left is as far as our group went. Which is totally awesome. We got some great views. We are just on top of the tree line. We saw a couple of mountain goats doing some serious mountain climbing. Top left is looking a bit to our right looking out at all of God's magnificent creations. Sure our/my bodies hurt this morning but it is a once in a lifetime experience. Come visit and we can do it again!