Wednesday, F, Ezra and I decided it was time to climb Mt. Sneffels. The climb marked the first 14er for both Ezra and I as well as the first 14er F has climbed (he’s driven up Mt. Evans).
We started our climb in beautiful Yankee Boy Basin. From the last parking area, it’s only about 1 1/2 miles to the summit so we took our time on the way up. We stopped for awhile to photograph this really friendly marmot:
As is normal in the San Juans, the views just get better and better (and my list of mountains to climb gets longer and longer).
We even found a bunch of fulgurites (is it still a fulgurite if it’s not a tube?):