Enroute to Welch Mountain....
The Forest Service has fenced off the sensitive plant communities,
so hikers don't trample rare plants that take hundreds of years to develop.
A look back at Welch Mountain as we hiked toward Dickey Mountain.
A view toward the Tripyramids from atop Dickey Mountain.
Descending from Dickey Mountain--another great big slab.
This was our first hike on the Welch-Dickey Trail. We couldn't have asked for a better day.