We arrived at the Santa Fe ski area parking lot a little after 7:00am
7:30am passing through the gate on Raven's Ridge
David and Bill lead the pack
I expected some snow on the Windsor trail but it was clear all the way to Puerto Nambe
Puerto Nambe in just under an hour
Lake Peak's north side is still a bit snowy
Crossing over the only snow obstacle of the day's run
Penitente and Lake Peak. It was a gorgeous morning with the temperature around 50
Heading up in earnest now. The summit of Santa Fe Baldy can be seen far right.
We reached the summit at 12,622' in just under two hours from the parking lot
New snow on the Truchas Peaks
Looking west towards Los Alamos
Looking south along the ridge we had ascended
David motoring on the descent
Crossing the bridge over the creek that drains from Nambe Lake. David is praying to the water gods. No more photos after this but our round trip run time was 3 hours, 15 minutes.