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PHOTOS: A final morning of high-flying hot air balloon fun in Steamboat Springs


Shelby Reardon and Eleanor C. Hasenbeck
Steamboat Pilot & Today
Balloons reflect in Bald Eagle Lake at the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival on Sunday, July 14.
Shelby Reardon
A crew member helps deflate “Bear Claw” piloted by Frank Williams at the conclusion of the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival at Bald Eagle Lake on Sunday, July 14.
Shelby Reardon
Jason Gabriel, the pilot of the “Spirit of ’76,” touches the pink envelope of the “Nerfer” below his balloon’s basket.
Eleanor C. Hasenbeck
The first balloons take off at the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival at Bald Eagle Lake on Sunday, July 14.
Shelby Reardon
Daniella Carballo holds open the mouth of the “Dee IV” as it inflates at Sunday’s Balloon Launch.
Eleanor C. Hasenbeck
“The Finish Line,” a hot air balloon piloted by Clayton Crouch of Denver, floats in the wind.
Eleanor C. Hasenbeck
The crowd looks on as balloons inflate at the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival at Bald Eagle Lake on Sunday, July 14.
Shelby Reardon
Mari Taylor, a member of the “Dee IV” flight crew, relaxes atop the balloon, still packed away before launch early Sunday morning.
Eleanor C. Hasenbeck
Balloons rise over Bald Eagle Lake as part of the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival on Sunday.
Eleanor C. Hasenbeck
Sunlight shines through hot air balloons as they float over the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival on Sunday morning.
Eleanor C. Hasenbeck

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