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#5864441 - 08/05/15 11:54 AM Winter is Coming
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Yesterday we made a round trip to Alamogordo and came back by the way of Cloudcroft. Saw these signs and I thought maybe it will have a "cooling" effect on everyone.




Ski Apache from Apache Summit on highway 70.




The tunnel on highway 82 west of Cloudcroft.

That's no train a coming....
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#5864442 - 08/05/15 11:56 AM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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The view from the lookout west of Cloudcroft. That is White Sands National Monument in the background.





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#5864513 - 08/05/15 12:46 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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OK now I want to go to New Mexico again. Great pics DC up

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#5864516 - 08/05/15 12:48 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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Great pictures. Thanks
I have been snowed and sleeted on in Cloudcroft on July the 4th. LOL. And the afternoon showers are also great.
Is the old Rail bridge still there on the West side of CC or has it burned.
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#5864540 - 08/05/15 01:02 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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Man I love that area! I have taken some very similar pictures to those at the same area.

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#5864546 - 08/05/15 01:03 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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I love that drive from Sunspot all the way back to Cloudcroft. In a few short weeks the hills will start singing with Elk bugles. I'm headed that way in late September. Thanks for sharing the photos. Baker
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#5864592 - 08/05/15 01:31 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: one73maro]
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
I love that drive from Sunspot all the way back to Cloudcroft. In a few short weeks the hills will start singing with Elk bugles. I'm headed that way in late September. Thanks for sharing the photos. Baker
Originally Posted By: one73maro
Man I love that area! I have taken some very similar pictures to those at the same area.


These little meadows are what I find the most fascinating. You never know what you will see at any time of the day. They all look alike and sometimes are miles apart.

Sorry about the pic quality these were taken at highway speed through dirty windows.



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#5864598 - 08/05/15 01:38 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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Sure looks nice and green. Should be a very good elk season
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#5864605 - 08/05/15 01:46 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5864973 - 08/05/15 06:01 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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Dang dc. Snowplows??? Its 102 here, lucky @$#&%. I kid, I kid. up coolpics

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#5865076 - 08/05/15 07:00 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5865242 - 08/05/15 08:25 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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I miss being in country like that. Nice photos.
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#5865489 - 08/05/15 10:24 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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#5865496 - 08/05/15 10:32 PM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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very nice! Thanks for sharing.

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#5865608 - 08/06/15 05:27 AM Re: Winter is Coming [Re: dogcatcher]
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Neat Pics DC up Supposed to be 104 today with heat index of 109, real temperature climbing to 108 on Monday with a heat index of flame
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