This is San Antonio Mountain (10,9o8 ft), a free-standing volcanic peak in the Taos Plateau volcanic field of the Rio Grande Rift valley. I took the telephoto shot at 5:37 p.m. Mountain Time two days ago before the big snow on Sunday. You’re looking at that weather coming here, in fact. The leading edge of whatever, the thing that snowed that night. The peak is about forty-five miles in a straight line from Ranchos de Taos. It’s a very spooky place.
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