More photos on my Picasa album...
|The steep switchbacks and it's washboard surface - a place to take it slow and enjoy the scenery.|
|Looking down to the visitors center at the 9,000 feet level - the road vanishes into the clouds below.|
|Back on the black top for the last five miles of the journey is a breeze but don't overstress you engine.|
|Once you reach the top at 13,000 feet it is all about parking and enjoying the scenery.|
|You are definitively not alone out there.|
Here is a map with some of the photos:
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