Mount Taylor ( 11,301 feet)

San Mateo Mountains, New Mexico

September 5, 2005


00Approaching New Mexico

01Rainbow near New Mexico border

02We have arrived

03The trailhead

04On the trail

05On the trail

06Big mushroom

07In the forest

08Blooms in the forest

09Forest is pleasant

10We meet hunters on meadows

11Sniffing wildflowers

12Bellflowers

13Horsemint

14On the trail

15View of the pleasant way up

16Thistles and vistas

17Goldeneyes by the trail

18Scarlet Gilia

19The trail

20On the trail

21By big mushroom

22Big mushroom

23Going up

24The trail

25Meadows and vistas

26Look back at the trail

27On the way up

28The trail

29Vistas

30Going up

31On the way up

32Meadow

33Vistas

34Lupines and vistas

35By cattle gate

36Meadow

37Hiking up

38A look back

39Vistas

40Vistas

41Trail going up

42Summit is near

43View of the summit

44Almost there

45Summit

46On the summit

47On the summit

48On the summit

49Hadrian on the summit

50Summit

51View from the summit

52View from the summit

53View from the summit

54View from the summit