View of Spanish Peaks from US 160  (West of Walsenburg)

West Spanish Peak  from the Cucharas River Crossing on CO12

Dike at Cucharas River crossing on CO12

Dike at Cucharas River crossing on CO12  Contact zone closeup

Dike at Cucharas River crossing on CO12  Contact zone very closeup

Dike at Cucharas River crossing on CO12  Dike rock close to contact

Dike at Cucharas River crossing on CO12  Dike rock away from contact  Note larger phenocrysts

Devil's Staircase  Note fused sedimentary layers clinging to side of dike

Dakota Hogback  from FR415 overlook

West Spanish Peak  from FR415 overlook

West Spanish Peak detail  from FR415 overlook

West Spanish Peak North arm  from FR415 overlook

West Spanish Peak trailhead  TR1390

Trailhead plaque

West Spanish Peak  from TR1390 trail

West Spanish Peak flank  from TR1390 trail

Sangre de Cristo range  "floating" in the distance

"Floating" Sangre de Cristos detail

Radial dikes  from flank of West Spanish Peak

Mount Mestas  from flank of West Spanish Peak

Erosional canyon exposing layering  on flank of West Spanish Peak

Shoulder of West Spanish Peak

Dike or sill on shoulder of West Spanish Peak

Detail of porphyritic dike material  showing small phenocrysts in aphanitic matrix

Fused conglomerate  on flank of West Spanish Peak

Altered sediments above fused conglomerate  on flank of West Spanish Peak

Detail of altered sediments  on flank of West Spanish Peak

Jointed metamorphics(?)  on shoulder of West Spanish Peak

Jointed metamorphics(?) detail  on shoulder of West Spanish Peak

Tallus slope  approaching summit of West Spanish Peak

Tallus slope rock  approaching summit of West Spanish Peak

Presumed contact between stock and metamorphosed sediments  from summit of West Spanish Peak

East Spanish Peak  from summit of West Spanish Peak

Radial dikes  from summit of West Spanish Peak

Brilliant lichen  on West Spanish Peak

Gnarly log  on West Spanish Peak trail

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