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Summit Block of Elk Mountain

Don't let the use of an ultra-wide-angle lens fool you: This summit block on Elk Mountain in Charon's Garden Wilderness is at least 20-25 feet higher than the photographer. It has been estimated as a 5.9 to actually reach the top. The pool illustrates an interesting feature of springtime in the Wichita Mountains: Pothole ecosystems that quickly fill with grass and even tadpoles! Imaged in April 2008.


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I liked this one!!
The green is fantastic!!!
Posted Apr 22, 2008 3:09 pm

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Thanks for stopping by, Mountainfriend. Since you liked that one, you might want to check out this other one, which I think is better.


Took it last year, but I needed the above image for a route page I'm putting together. --mark d.
Posted Apr 22, 2008 3:57 pm

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Mark DoironSubmitted by Mark Doiron
on Apr 22, 2008 2:40 pm

Image ID: 398230
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Lat/Lon: 34.72045°N / 98.72555°W
Object Title: Summit Block of Elk Mountain

Image Type(s): Hiking