|Fern Canyon Overlook (Bridge Mountain in Background)|
|Descending the Bench|
|Starting the Final Climb in the Crack & on the Beehive|
Seven scantily clad trekkers exited the cars at the top of Rocky Gap Road.
Make that ‘inadequately clothed’ trekkers, as Ol' Man Winter had not yet vacated the Red Rocks.
Patches of snow dappled the surrounding mountainside. Darkening skies and plummeting temps chilled us to the bone. Katabatic winds threatened to blow us off the face of the mountain. What else might Bridge Mountain throw at us on this first full day of spring?
Fortunately, nothing. ~ MOC
Vitals: 6.6 miles, 2900’, 4.75 hours
|Summit Photo (Inside the Cubby out of the Wind)|
|Passing Hidden Forest on the Descent|
|Using the Top of the Bridge for the Descent|