Huge snowfalls this spring produced near-record runoffs throughout the West. Word of outrageously high water and dangerous conditions sparked thousands of trip cancellations.
This year, Colorado was blessed with an unusually high amount of spring snow that extended ski season beyond normal.
Rising out of the desolate Wyoming plains, the Snowy Range of the Medicine Bow Mountains was still blanketed with snow in early July.
Hiking trails of about a mile take you around the top and into the caldera and a trail follows the rim of the volcano.
Despite Glenwood’s many challenging trails, the town has several venues to quickly sooth a day’s aches and pains. Smack in the middle of town is the famous Hot Springs Pool.