When thirty minutes after leaving work, even including a pit stop at home to grab your pup and check your mail, you can see this, life is good.
Engineer Pass is often a whole day’s adventure for people visiting the San Juans. A couple of weeks ago, Sprocket and I started over the pass at 6pm to make camp at the Uncompahgre Peak trailhead for the night. Even though for us it’s a standard route to the high country, it definitely didn’t disappoint!
The weather started to turn a bit stormy as we crested the pass. I was glad to be in a jeep rather than on foot:
The leaves falling on the road were also pretty cool looking: