Mountain Goats and Grenadier

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 6D
8321928/1000000 sec. / ISO 250
State/Province/Region
Colorado
Nearest Area
Weminuche Wilderness
Town
Silverton
Brief Directions

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.

Description

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.

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Date Added
August 15, 2016
Date Taken
August 15, 2016