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The trail along the ridge was much more gradual than the one to the ridge. I told Josh I could hike this sort of ascent all day, and I meant it.
learned the hard way in the past were not a good idea to try and follow.
Ginny followed close behind, and I lost sight of them for a while stopping to take pictures. None of them turned out well enough to post here, and I eventually caught back up with them taking a breather with Gothic Mountain in the background.
Mt. Crested Butte a weary cross-country skier carried his sticks uphill.
Just a glorious day in a beautiful mountain paradise. The hike and the conditions were everything I could have hoped for. I had such a great time that I talked the family into going back for spring break!