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Mineral Peak

Postby Windwalker » Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:58 pm

Mineral Peak reflected in Upper Monarch Lake...

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Postby Shawn » Tue Jul 31, 2007 3:22 pm

Wow - that's a beautiful image!
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Postby Windwalker » Tue Jul 31, 2007 3:41 pm

Thanks Shawn!
It was your TR of Sawtooth that led us to Upper Monarch Lake, we used your descent route to climb Sawtooth Sunday morning :D
Wonderful views from up there!!!
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Postby copeg » Tue Jul 31, 2007 5:45 pm

Beautiful shot Michael!
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Alpenglow

Postby Windwalker » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:24 pm

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Thanks Greg :D
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Postby Hikin Mike » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:28 pm

Only one photo? :eek:

Nice capture, Michael!
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Postby Hikin Mike » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:31 pm

I guess you posted the same time that I did! :lol:

I really love they second one! :nod:
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Postby Shawn » Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:27 pm

Windwalker wrote:Thanks Shawn!
It was your TR of Sawtooth that led us to Upper Monarch Lake, we used your descent route to climb Sawtooth Sunday morning :D
Wonderful views from up there!!!


Hey - that is terrific that you went up Sawtooth. You must know I am a "softy" for the area. Honestly though, the light and colors are wonderful in the photos. Seeing a reflection in the water and being able to see into the water seems particulalrly unique.
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Postby ericZ » Wed Aug 01, 2007 12:33 pm

fish rising ? fish rising? do i see a ring form in windwalker's lake??? i'm so one dimensional.... :-)

hello everyone, i think this may be my first post!

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Postby Windwalker » Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:58 am

Thanks Mike!

Hi EricZ....Welcome to HST! Yes many, many rings forming while shooting the alpenglow. I mentioned to my son you could probably catch fish with just a gold hook, then I picked up a small piece of gravel and tossed it in...three fish chased it to the bottom. The fish are hungry...not many bugs...never even used my mozzi repellent last weekend.
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Postby SSSdave » Sat Aug 04, 2007 11:56 am

The rusty metasedimentary rock of that area adds nice color to the landscape.

A fisherman I spoke with on my stop there said he flipped out many short skinny undernurished eastern brook from Upper Monarch. I've never hiked the spur from the lower lake up there though saw it from the Sawtooth Pass trail. The excellent potential image I wanted in that area but was thwarted from earlier this due to too breezy wavy water is from the east shore of the lower lake in the morning after sun has just illuminated all the west shore. what makes that special are the several isolated foxtails pines atop the slope above standing nicely against the blue sky that forms an excellent graphic.

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