|Tchicoma Peak, Jemez Mountains from Los Alamos - New Mexico 2012|
|Tchicoma Road - New Mexico 2012|
Tchicoma ("Chicoma" in Wikipedia) Peak looms over Los Alamos, at over 11,500 feet the highest point in the Jemez Mountains. Kay and I had been planning a hike to the top for some time. Finally: reality!
With Kay at the helm, we set off from White Rock in Joe Mundy's 1980's-era truck. After picking up Laura and her dog Zoe, the bone-rattling drive up to the "trailhead" (there's actually no official trail that we could see) commenced. Shortly after one very washboardy section Zoe decided that the camper shell wasn't really where she should be, so she moved up and sat with Laura in the
|Joe's Truck - New Mexico 2012|