Wilderness therapy

When the work week gets you down, why not head into the back yard for some wilderness therapy? As the name might suggest, Mountain View Crest overlooks what must be one of the Rockies’ most spectacular views. And guess what? It is relatively easy to access via the Missionary Ridge Road right here in the Animas Valley. Here’s a look:

A pair of backpackers add scale to a vast landscape.
Feeling small.
Outstanding views of Pigeon and Turret peaks from Mountain View Crest.

A tired furry friend catches some shut-eye during a lunch break.