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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Abbreviated Osha Trail Hike

Frosty at the Osha Trail head
We had to cut our Osha Trail hike a little short because the conditions were poor for hiking.  After climbing the initial leg--where other hikers had been already--we quickly ran out of footsteps to follow on the loop trail.  We managed to hike in an ATV track for about half an hour, but it was tough sledding.  Walking in a narrow track is extremely difficult.  There was over a foot of snow in the high country, so we decided against trailblazing in the untrammelled sections.  We had a good time, nonetheless.
Dr. K and Becca starting off

Over a foot of snow near Cloudcroft

Snow Dog leading the pack

Is that an American Crow?

Wide stance

ATV track

Down the Osha Trail

On the trail near Cloudcroft, New Mexico

The Sacramento Mountains

Mexican Canyon trestle

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It was worth braving the cold to get these photos.

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