We started at the Taos Ski area and quickly hit snow on the trail.
The aspen down low were looking pretty good.
At the Bull-of-the-Woods, we took the trail towards Gold Hill.
Gray Jay. They were looking for a free food handout
The yurt at the Bull-of-the-Woods
As we made our way up towards Gold Hill, the trail become more and more snow covered.
The trail was pretty easy to follow.
In some section the snow was a foot deep.
We were looking forward to getting up on the ridge line where there was no snow.
Looking East towards an un-named 12,000+ foot peak.
The Taos Ski Valley
A photo of Jason taking a photo
Ridge line up Gold Hill
Goose Lake, just below Gold Hill
Jason on the ridge line.
We saw this heard of 20+ big horn sheep just below the summit of Gold Hill
Looking East. This may be Lobo Peak?
Summit of Gold Hill!
Looking north at the Latir Peaks
The weather was great for a quick summit nap.
We hiked up, but ran down.
We went down Long Canyon which made for a nice loop hike/run
View on the way down.
The best Aspen were near the trailhead
Jason was testing his Halloween costume. He is an Aspen Tree.
Back at the trailhead. Several hours up and one hour down.
Overall a great day to be out!