3. Surprise Lake - about half-way to Upper Cataract Lake
4. Lunch at Surprise Lake
6. Busted! Bob fetches this young man's dog leash from his pack.
8. Cyndi rounds the bend above Cat Lake (near our destination), with Elliott Ridge on the horizon
9. With multiple signs like these, you would think that we would have nothing to do.
10. Our campsite near the outlet of Upper Cataract Lake
11. Nature's beer and wine cooler. The horses that pack in our tools also bring these items, as well as some of our personal gear.
14. Bill Reed & Bob
21. Bill & John
23. Pat, Steve
30. Saturday morning - we split into two teams, each taking a different side of the lake
30a. Setting out... (14 seconds)
31. Our quarry
32. This series will show you the process: Here, we sift through the ashes for glass, tinfoil, bones, jewels...
33. ...then the ash is shoveled into a bag and dispersed in the woods...
34. ... stones are also dispersed...
35. ... logs, too...
36. ...duff is gathered, and sometimes, green plants as well...
37a. At work, lakeside. (19 seconds)
38. Here are some BEFORE - AFTER pictures
39. this was rehabbed with green plants, then doused with water, carried from the lake in our hard hats
40. Ready, set, go!
42. this group is rockin'
43. Parry primrose
44. Two C.U. engineering grad students happened by, and Cyndi gave them a lesson in campsite engineering
45. the finished product
46. Ben and Rachel, C.U. grad engineers
47. On to the next one...
48. nice duff
49. Marilyn stands in front of another completed project
51. Marilyn and Cyndi are joined by a camper-helper Kerra (middle) for the AFTER picture
56. back to camp. Final count: 31
57. What's next?
58. Sunday morning, ready to head out. Next: Slate Creek in three weeks.
59. These last pictures - "Lake Reflections" - are from John Taylor, and remind us why we do what we do...