The trail was super muddy, so our shoes got very gross, and there was some snow on the ground. It was a tough hike, but the view was amazing! The contrast of red rock, snow, and the bristlecone pines was pretty neat.
|View from the trail head, no hike required!|
|all muddy! And this was just the beginning!|
|a lookout point along the trail|
|I tried to climb the tree . . . no dice|
|Soaking in all that is Spectra Point|
|more Spectra Point|
Cassidy's Video, with even more of Spectra Point :)
Yes, he climbed over the protective railing . . .
|Back on the trail towards Ramparts Overlook|
|See? Totally cool! Not what you'd think at all!|
|I made it! But just barely . . . can I blame my tired legs and lack of balance in the mud on the baby?|
|Squirrel got so angry at us! He was yelling and hissing!|
He was right over head and I was nervous he was going to jump on me!
|You can't really tell, but the backs of my legs were all muddy too! |
But I was so glad to be back at the car and done hiking! It wore me out!