Snow on mountains near Pikes peak. Pikes Peak is near Colorado Springs, Colorado
The 19 of us drove to the top in 2 rented vans.
We stayed in Colorado Springs 2 days to get acclimated to the higher elevation.
Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs
Seven Falls near Colorado Springs
Strange place to see a bat.
Crew 807M2 before leaving Philmont base camp on Thursday afternoon.
Friday morning at Bent
Minutes before first bear sighting.
First morning on the trail, Shortly before second bear sighting
Dan Beard from our campsite
Chalenge at Dan Beard
Iris Park at sunset
Meadow walking to Ring Place, the fence wasn't on the map
Landry day at Ring Place
Ring Place campfire
Mountain biking at Whiteman Vega
Successful Pudding Hill run, only 11 scouts made it in 2008
Jumping out of an 8 foot half pipe
Hiking back to Ring Place
Wednesday morning, hiking from Ring Place to Greenwood Canyon
On the way to Greenwood Canyon
Big Foot bones, or maybe a cow
Preparing dinner at Greenwood Canyon
Pumping water on the way to Copper Park, the 3000' vertical day.
Lead adviser supervising the water pumping.
Caterpillaring to Copper Park
Top of pass to Copper Park , elevation 11,500
Baldy Mountain from the New Trail
On the Way to Top of Baldy.
Before final ascent up Baldy, elevation 12,000'+ .
Clouds forming east of ridge leading to Baldy
Top of Baldy elevation 12,441 ft.
Doing the wash at Baldy Town
Touring Aztec mine
Blacksmithing at Baldy Town
Spar climbing at Pueblano
Chuck wagon dinner at Ponil