A muddy good time

Meeting Lummis family for a well-deserved hike above Rifle Falls was sloppy, but worth the trek

THE LUMMIS FAMILY CAME PREPARED FOR any weather on a recent hike along Three Forks Trail Number 2150. Max Lummis, far right, left his rain jacket in the car, but he had his emergency space blanket and was immediately dubbed Uncle Lunar Landing. The summer rain left everyone’s shoes — and legs — caked with mud.



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THE LUMMIS FAMILY CAME PREPARED FOR any weather on a recent hike along Three Forks Trail Number 2150. Max Lummis, far right, left his rain jacket in the car, but he had his emergency space blanket and was immediately dubbed Uncle Lunar Landing. The summer rain left everyone’s shoes — and legs — caked with mud.

The Lummis family is a gas to hike with. Through rain and hail, sunshine and mud, we slogged along a delightful wildflower-filled trail leading to the top of the Flattops above Rifle Falls…




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