Stanley Mountain - Berthoud Pass, CO|
|First trail shot with Brisco leading the way.||The trail is somewhat steep.|
|A picture of the trail and the climb to come...||Mariah enjoying the view of the bowl to the north.|
|Looking ahead at the switchbacks we're about to climb.||Taking a break on the switchback.|
|Looking back at the bowl to the north.||Colorado Mines Peak on the east side of Berthoud Pass
(Named for the Colorado School of Mines)
|Looking down at where we've come from.||View to the south.|
|The one sign on the entire trail.
Vasquez Peak Wilderness
|The trail follows the ridgeline from here on.|
|Mariah enjoying a chance to play in the snow.||Snow is great on hikes like this!|
|High altitude flowers growing between the rocks.||More tundra flowers.|
|There were great 360 degree views along most of the trail.|
|Brisco taking in the scenery.||A view from our lunch stop.|
|The trail continues along the ridgeline as we get closer.||The peak of Stanley Mountain is finally in sight!|
|Mariah and Brisco on the very top of the mountain!||Group picture at the top.