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Saturday, April 9, 2011

High Country Beauty

Skeletal pine, Sacramento Mountains
Nothing more satisfying than a hike on the Osha Trail outside of Cloudcroft, New Mexico; the entire trail lies above 9,000 feet, so it's a great cardiovascular workout (unless you're a smoker).  Although the spring winds were really strong this morning, we only felt their effects on the west side of the mountain.
Along the Osha Trail

Common roots

The road to Cloudcroft

The village of Cloudcroft

White Sands National Monument (at the horizon line)

Hurry up, will you?

Northside of the mountain

Bare Aspens

Huh?

Respect your elders

Spring in the Sacramento Mountains

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The spring flowers are just beginning to show themselves.

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