Two more 14ers checked off the list – Sunshine Peak (14,001ft) and Redcloud Peak (14,034ft). Since I was there, I threw in a 13er for good luck – Sundog Peak (13,432ft).
Just a long, strenuous hike, no real climbing involved. A bit tough on the body doing over 5,000ft of elevation and almost 10 miles after yesterday’s Handies Peak climb, but definitely fun.
The trip across to Sundog was really crappy scree, and bushwhacking down from Sundog with afternoon storms coming in certainly wasn’t much fun.
But – I do this to myself 🙂

Green Turns to Scree

Green Turns to Scree
The green of the valley floor slowly turns to scree.


Long Road Ahead

Long Road Ahead
The long road up to Sunshine and Redcloud


Redcloud

Redcloud
You can see why it’s called Redcloud!


Back and Forth

Back and Forth
Switchbacks like a serpent’s tail on the way up to Redcloud Peak.


Sunshine Selfie

Sunshine Selfie
A happy selfie at the top of Sunshine Peak.


Scree Scree Scree

Scree Scree Scree
I decided to go down over Sundog Peak, and this scree makes for a very not-fun trip!


Sunshine Redcloud Sundog

Sunshine Redcloud Sundog
Sunshine Redcloud Sundog Google Earth Profile



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