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Route 17 in New Mexico and Colorado - January 26, 2008

From Chama to Antonito on a sunny January day.


Just outside Chama, heading up toward Cumbres Pass. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Heading toward La Manga Pass. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Lots of snowshoers, snomobilers, and cross-country skiers. [Full size: 3488x2616]

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Some of the snowshoers were writing in the snow. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Looks like the snow is between 6 and 7 feet deep. [Crop/Zoom: 270x882]

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Down toward a snowmobile tour business. [Larger: 1744x1308]



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Starting down the east side of the pass toward the Conejos River. [Crop/Zoom: 3336x1513]

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Great views off to our north. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Just about down. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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In the basin, we get great views of the Sangre de Cristo range. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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I believe this is Blanca Peak, near Fort Garland. [Larger: 1744x1308]
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