Taos Fire

A spectacular sight to see, even if it is destructive. At least this was started by a lightning strike. This fire is in the hills of the Pueblo Indian Reservation, which is closely south of Wheeler Peak. Photo taken July 8, 2003. Lots of people stopping to take pictures. And every few minutes or so the fire scene would change. A plume would die away only to be replaced by another plume elsewhere. You could see the planes and helicopters dumping that red retardant. The night before when I arrived in town there was smoke everywhere. Not a good night to be in Taos. I slept at the Wheeler Peak trailhead. Much better.


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mrh - Jun 10, 2006 1:12 am - Voted 10/10

Wheeler fire

Hey Paul consider adding this to the new Fire on the Mountain album.


Klenke - Jun 11, 2006 6:12 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wheeler fire

Will do...and maybe it'll be a level version too. :)


turistoalpinista - Sep 28, 2006 7:56 am - Voted 10/10




pcirani@tiscali.it - Mar 21, 2007 11:49 pm - Hasn't voted

You two guys...

seems to have a perfect feeling! Guess way..? ;-) Cheers, Paolo


Klenke - Mar 22, 2007 7:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: You two guys...

Paolo, I'm not following you. What are you trying to say? --Paul


pcirani@tiscali.it - Mar 22, 2007 9:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: You two guys...

fires! :-) and also your User Profile image, in a way! Cheers! Paolo

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