Chasing the Cumbres & Toltec

Ghost Ranch

August 17, 2022

You can't drive past Abiquiu without stopping at Ghost Ranch!

mesa at Ghost Ranch

We hoped we'd finally get a chance to hike to Kitchen Mesa, but the trail was crazy steep, rough and slick after the previous night's big storm.

me crawling up a steep slope

We turned back just short of the mesa top.

Arroyo del Yeso

Despite the leaden skies, there were stunning views of Arroyo del Yeso.

me in my new Ghost Ranch shirt

And we picked up some great swag at the gift shop, including my new Ghost Ranch shirt!

stormy sky over Ghost Ranch

It's good we turned back when we did, a storm was brewing.

young buck

We surprised a young buck by the stream.