Peak(s):  West Spanish Pk  -  13,626 feet
Date Posted:  09/24/2018
Date Climbed:   04/28/2018
Author:  SpringsDuke
 Throwback to West Spanish Peak  

Throwback to West Spanish Peak

Back at it for 2018 and now in the current year with the Throwbacks. Hiked West Spanish Peak with a friend as we have been fascinated with the volcano so close to home and the lava dykes they once produced that can still be seen. Short distance but it is still tough and a good one to get the legs ready for the 14er season.

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West Spanish Peak


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Trailhead is top of Cordova Pass which is a mountain dirt road but heavily traveled by all vehicles when dry.


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Sunrise over New Mexico


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Looking back towards trailhead at Cordova Pass




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Large talus pile as a cairn on the ridge.


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The straight rock line is called a dyke and it is from lava flow


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Bird poses on summit


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East Spanish Peak from West Spanish Peak


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Culebra Mountain





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