Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

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Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by mlstjay » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:04 pm

I'm looking to see if anyone on here would be able to hike/snowshoe to a spot to get a few shots of me proposing to my girlfriend on Saturday 2/4. Looking at either somewhere along the snowshoe trail around Mt. Evans or up in Nederland area.

Suggestions for places would be great! Looking to surprise my gf on a hike/snowshoe and want someone to be there to capture it with a nicer camera than just a phone.

We've hiked quite a few 14ers, but unfortunately the lady isn't big into winter 14ers, so it'll have to be something a little more low key and dog friendly.

Thanks for any help with recommended places and/or photographers!
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by mr_Chris » Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:08 pm

Early congrats. :)

You considered the Brainard Lake area? I've always thought the view looking west across Long Lake at the Indian Peaks, maybe 1/4 mile beyond the summer Long Lake TH, gives one of the most beautiful views vs ease of accessibility in the Front Range. There is a small bridge and open area crossing the drainage on the east side to set up shop. Now you'll have to hike in from the winter closure, maybe about 3 miles one way, but there are several options to do it (trail or snowpacked road) depending on what you are looking for.

Good luck!
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by Nfreelen » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:47 pm

I'd be happy to shoot for you in the Mt. Evans area. PM sent.
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by mlstjay » Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:28 pm

mr_Chris wrote:Early congrats. :)

You considered the Brainard Lake area? I've always thought the view looking west across Long Lake at the Indian Peaks, maybe 1/4 mile beyond the summer Long Lake TH, gives one of the most beautiful views vs ease of accessibility in the Front Range. There is a small bridge and open area crossing the drainage on the east side to set up shop. Now you'll have to hike in from the winter closure, maybe about 3 miles one way, but there are several options to do it (trail or snowpacked road) depending on what you are looking for.

Good luck!
Thanks for early congrats! We almost went to Brainard a month ago, but looking at CMC site, seemed like it was quite picky about snowshoe and skin tracks and dogs. Gf was snowshoeing, I was skinning, and we had the pup, so we didn't want to go to the wrong trail. It'd be that type of setup again, but I heard Brainard is beautiful and a great hike! Thanks for the recommendation!
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by Cruiser » Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:11 am

Silver Dollar Lake along Guanella pass might be a good option. Good access on the paved road, relatively short hike without a ton of vert, nice alpine views once you get to the lake overlook.
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by greenonion » Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:21 am

We would love to hear how things go, if well... which of course they will!! All the best!
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by mtn_nut » Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:04 pm

Cruiser wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:11 am
Silver Dollar Lake along Guanella pass might be a good option. Good access on the paved road, relatively short hike without a ton of vert, nice alpine views once you get to the lake overlook.
You realize you replied to a post that was over four years old...
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by greenonion » Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:24 pm

Ha! My duh too. Details details :lol:
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by Cruiser » Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:16 pm

Hah! What a moran! Need to pay attention for a change. It's like I'm one of those message board bots we keep hearing about. :justkillme:
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by nyker » Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:18 am

Guess they can use it for anniversary photos now...
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Re: Marriage proposal - Location and photographer needed

Post by CaptCO » Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:21 am

nyker wrote:
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:18 am
Guess they can use it for anniversary photos now...
Or the next marriage with how long they last nowadays :P
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