Thunder Lake

It was raining as I started my drive to the trailhead, so I wasn't very optimistic about a good day of hiking.  The closer I got to trailhead, the more the rain changed to snow, so things were looking up.

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1. The trail shortly after leaving the Wild Basin trailhead.  The snow wasn't accumulating on the ground yet but was on vegetation.

2. St Vrain Creek.

3. Snow accumulating on vegetation along the trail.

4. The bridge at Calypso Cascades.

5. Calypso Cascades.

6. A small side stream.

7. Ouzel Falls.

8. The trail past the Lion Lake split.

9. Thunder Lake.  The falling snow obscured all the nearby peaks.

10. Thunder Lake.