We went on a beautiful drive up into the mountains to Pinos Creek. Some of the trails in this area won’t open until July 1st.
In 1870 the Pinos Creek route was used by miners to access the Summitville mining district where gold had been discovered.
This is the fourth outing we’ve gone on and I was beginning to think this would be the first one where it didn’t snow.
We ended up at 12,200 feet and, you guessed it, it started snowing. In fact, it was snowing sideways!
It also started getting pretty darn cold!
On the way up to the top we stopped at about 8,000 feet and hiked around. The birds are singing and the wildflowers are starting to bloom.