Descending from Geode Hill, as we start our hike back to the Trailhead.
Roz, Jan and Lisa seem quite happy with the hike!
This is what happens when you ask this group to pose!
Keetna hamming it up for pets from Cary
Harris Lake from Geode Hill near the north end of V Mountain.
After hiking back out to the meadows, some of us decided to extend the hike by heading to Geode Hill, while a few others tood the direct way back to the TH
Yes, there was some blow down on a portion of the cross country route!
Spectacular lunch spot at V Rock. Perfect day enjoy the views.
Sue and Keetna at V Rock.
Navaho Peak from our lunch stop at V Rock. A little haze in the air today, from a prescribed burn to the west.
Fall color in the Little Navaho River Valley, from V Rock.
On top of the ridge, taking in some views while heading out to V Rock.
Great views of Sqaure Top through the fall foliage
Hikers pausing to catch their breath on the climb up the ridge. Lots of blaze orange, in honor of hunting season.
Aspen gold on the rocky trail
Lots of aspen leaves on the trail here
In the twisty aspen grove, hiking up V Mountain
Aspens near the trailhead as we start our fall color hike up V Mountain
Nearing the end of the hike, another view of (from left to right) Companion Rock, Chimney Rock, and Peak 7272. Great way to sepnd a November day!
Detail of a Nipple cactus
Looking back to the summit, after we negotiated the steep trail down.