Road Trip 2007

 Map In August 2007 Sasha Sumner with his dad Bill had a road trip from Washington to Colorado joining friends along the way. Here are slide shows from the trip.  

Ellensburg to Estes Park

 Tim Sasha's buddy Tim Miller and his dad Jim joined us for the first week.   go


 Forrests Old friends Bill and Rosa Forrest showed us some of their favorite places around Salida including the Great Sand Dunes.   go

Leadville, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and Mesa Verde

 Mesa Verde Sasha and I decided to explore some mining history in Leadville and see the famous rock walls of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. We then spent a few days in Mesa Verde exploring the ruins of an ancient civilization.   go

Golden and Goose Creek

 Dan Bill's childhood buddy Dan Willard and his wife Marilyn welcomed us with open arms to Golden. We visited old haunts from the Colorado School of Mines to Goose Creek. Sasha caught his first fish, four Brook Trout.   go

Estes Park Area

 Kathy We joined Tom and Kathy Hornbein in their new home and they showed us some of Tom's childhood haunts as well as some new ones. Steve Komito joined in hosting our visit and guided us to an old airplane crash site near Long's Peak.   go

Yellowstone and Home

 School With Rodeo Weekend and the Fifth Grade days away we headed home, spending a couple of nights around Yellowstone. The pumpkins and sunflowers had really grown in the month we were on the road. And Mom was more wonderful than ever!   go