Stanley Canyon Hike 5/20/2010
Stanley Canyon is located on the grounds of the Air Force
Academy near Colorado Springs.  This is a 5.1 mile roundtrip hike
with a vertical rise of 1331 feet to 8856 feet of elevation.
The trees struggle to survive.
Stanley Canyon is a rugged,
steep and scenic hike.
The creek had many bridges
made from logs.
A fisherman tries his luck on
Stanley Reservoir.
There was still snow on May 20th.
Stanley Canyon hike is considered advanced hiking.
The trail follows the creek.
View of the Air Force Academy
from Stanley Canyon.
We start the hike back.
View of the area south of the
Academy.