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Wyoming Trail 1101 Southern Section

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Outcrop along trail

This outcrop not far from the Buffalo Pass Trailhead shows glacial sculpting along the top of the mountain range here, indicating this area was covered by an ice cap during the last glacial period.

Mount Ethel

Mount Ethel Pluton

This picture shows the terrain typical of the Mount Ethel Pluton when facing north.

Lake Elbert

This shows Lake Elbert, found near Wyoming Trail.

Luna Lake

This is how Luna Lake looks from Wyoming Trail

Red Canyon

This show Red Canyon from the Lost Ranger Peak summit.

Sawtooth Range

This picture of the Sawtooth Range was taken from a ridge along Wyoming Trail to the south.

Mount Zirkel

This picture of Mount Zirkel was taken looking over the Gold Creek Valley.