llama Trek

This was the most fun I have had in a while. On Saturday thirteen of us took an overnight trek on the Colorado Trail, and took eleven llamas with us to carry our gear and French wine. The trail head was outside of Salida, where we met up with the outfitter; we started by rounding up the animals and learning how to load our tents and food.

We then hit the trail, and hiked in about five miles, beautiful views, and our destination was a large meadow where we set up our camp. The rain did not dampen our enthusiasm and the wine helped a bit too. The temperature must have really dropped at night as there was frost on our tents and on the llamas in the morning.

Some of the hikers in the group went another eight miles that morning and some of us went back to the original trail head. All great fun and an interesting experience.

May 12-13-2009 Lama trek, Salida 315

Advertisements

Published by beatrice

Beatrice is an illustrator and designer of juvenile and baby designs, with a career that spans for over twenty years. The whimsical images have been licensed for scrap-booking albums, paper products, baby bedding and giftware.

Join the Conversation

1 Comment

  1. thanks for sharing with us your Llama Trek. Someday I WILL do it too! (Not much trekking here in South Georgia, today will be 100 with major humidity. )

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: