Deep snow on the Kachina Peaks

The last week of January proved to be a big snow producer on the Kachina Peaks with upwards of 40 inches being measured. Locally higher amounts were certainly possible. Here are a few images from a day of skiing.

Entry to the Kachina Peaks Wilderness.
Entry to the Kachina Peaks Wilderness.

 

Snow-laden branches droop down over the trail.
Snow-laden branches droop down over the trail.

 

Rime covered branches poke upward through the deep snow cover.
Rime covered branches poke upward through the deep snow cover.