I took the Durango - Silverton Train from Durango, I got off at a stop called Elk Park (elev. 8,000+ ft.), it is in the Weminuche Wilderness. Put on my 50lb. pack and hiked 3 miles on the Colorado Trail, then 4 miles on the steep Vestal Trail. Then with the remaining daylight I climbing 1,200 ft. up Peak Three. The mountain goats showed up on my second morning there.
I was camping on the flat top mountain Peak Three (elev. 13,000+ ft.). Mountain goat were glazing as the sun was coming up. I took this photo with Vestal Peak in the background. Vestal Peak is part of the Grenadier Range in Weminuche Wilderness.