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Hiking

Eider Creek & Deep Creek Trails

I took a counter-clockwise hike on the Deep Creek to the Eider Creek trail loop.  I can’t remember how long it took, but it was about 2-3 hours and I took my time … actually traveling up the ridge line for 10 minutes past the junction where the Sneffels Highline …

Osha

Below is a photo taken in macro mode of an Osha plant in Waterfall Canyon near Ophir, Colorado which has flowered recently.   It seems we’re pretty much in the peak season with respect to mountain wild flowers in the high country. The roots of the Osha plant are often harvested …

Ophir Pass

According to the San Miguel County website, Ophir Pass is currently closed (as well as Imogene Pass and Black Bear Pass). I …

Summer’s Here & The Time Is Right

We’ve finally received an extended blast of warm dry weather which has introduced the summer season in Telluride.   I took a very …

Fall Creek Colors

This was take out of my car window, I believe near the Vandium clean-up site (in between Fall Creek & Telluride) over …