A Moose Made Me Exercise

A moose made me exercise recently. Actually, it might have been two of them. This is not a joke.

My wife and I went up to Aspen recently. While there, we were going to go up and walk around Maroon Lake near Maroon Bells. This is a very pretty hike (the Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ), and also easy. It’s only about a mile and is very flat with smooth terrain.  However, we couldn’t go on that trail. A moose or two had been spotted by the end of Maroon Lake, so the trail was closed.  We had to go on the Crater Lake Trail.

The Crater Lake Trail, of course, is about 3.6 miles round trip. It’s described as a “a steep and rocky ascent,” which is an understatement if anything. That trail was intense, and it rained while we were on it, just up by Crater Lake where we no longer had any option to hike or not. All because of a moose.

Stupid moose.

Advertisements

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s