Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Crystal Park Auto Trip Photos

On the middle switchback

On the turntable at Inspiration Point

Earlier view of car on the turntable, with Pikes Peak in the background.
Today there are many large trees that completely block this view.

Approaching the Gateway

View downhill to Wildwood.

The lower switchback

On Crystal Park Rd. between Lone Pine and present-day Lower Sun Valley Rd.

Taken from above Wildwood looking toward Sugarloaf Mt.

Taken from the slope of Sunrise Peak above the Gateway.  Snowplow Rock visible on the left
View from the "Thumb" toward "The Gateway".  The verbiage below goes with this photo.

Winter Tour

View of Manitou from above the turntable (visible in foreground)