Box Elder Peak and Wellsville Cone

Box Elder Peak on the left and Wellsville Cone on the right seen from the east

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tuntun

tuntun - Jan 9, 2007 5:00 am - Voted 10/10

I like it

Foreground and background are contract...and match too. Love it.
Tun

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Jan 9, 2007 5:51 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I like it

Thank you, Tun! My favorite thing about the Wellsville Mountains is how they rise so steeply for 5,000 feet above the valley floor with very few foothills.

mtybumpo

mtybumpo - Oct 9, 2007 1:28 am - Voted 10/10

Hey!

You took this right ouside the American West Heritage Center! That's where I work during the summer when it's open! The building you can see is the Visitors center!

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Oct 9, 2007 1:34 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hey!

Yes, I took this photo the day after I climbed Box Elder Peak. I wanted to take a picture of the mountain from far away to show how abuptly it rises from Cache Valley.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 11, 2007 11:18 am - Voted 10/10

Gotta love the Cache

Valley!!! Jim Bridger named it
when he first discovered the
Great Salt Lake in 1824. Trappers
and fur traders searched for
freshwater streams and beaver
around the southern shores of the
lake in 1827. Awesome photo!!!

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Dec 12, 2007 1:53 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Gotta love the Cache

Thanks, Jim Bridger was well known in Utah. He also has the highpoint of Rich County unofficially named after him. You can probably tell that I like Cache Valley since I have a lot of pages in that area and can name every mountain there.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 12, 2007 10:47 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Gotta love the Cache

Yes Melinda, I noticed. You really
have some good beta in those pages.
You should be proud of yourself.
There's some people that don't know
the difference between ... the Great
Salt Lake and the Dead Sea. Many don't
bother to research the diversity of
the Great Basin & Colorado Plateau.

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