From the north side of Desolation Lake looking south over the lake
to the Wasatch Crest.
Behind you can see Kessler Peak and
Cottonwood Ridge with Twin Peaks at its end.
The Wasatch Crest hill we hiked to is visible on the top left above
The Wasatch Crest hill (foreground) with
Background Peaks: White Baldy (Little Cottonwood Alpine Ridge)
Mount Superior, Monte Cristo, Dromedary, Sunrise, Twin Peaks (Cottonwood
On the right is Mount Raymond and Gobblers Knob.
From the Wasatch Crest hill looking west at the end of the Crest toward
Mount Raymond and Gobblers Knob.
From the Wasatch Crest looking north back to where we came from.
From Lake Desolation looking east
I was wondering why it is called "Desolation"
maybe to discourage others from coming here,
or another idea is that when they first named this place
maybe a fire might have made it look much more desolate.
Looking northwest from Lake Desolation
From the Wasatch Crest trail looking north over Lake Desolation
From atop the Bike Trail looking east.
Soon after, the second guy bit it in the red rock area.
From the same area as the previous picture, looking north to Park
Looking south at the ridgeline peaks.
Starting on the eastern side of the Wasatch:
Pioneer Peak , Sunset
Peak, Mount Millicent, Tuscarora,
...The Honeycomb Cliffs
...Hidden Peak, American Fork Twin Peaks, Red Top, White Baldy...
Mount Superior, Monte Cristo (foreground Reed and Benson Ridge)
Dromedary Peak, Sunrise Peak (They look connected from this angle)
Broads Fork Twin Peaks at the head of Cottonwood Ridge
Twin Peaks and Kessler, which is no where near Twin Peaks,
it just looks like it from this angle.
A telephoto of the distant Uinta Mountains.
This mother spider is carrying about 20 of her offspring on her back.
This bug crawled out of a dead mouse.
Butterflies gettin it on, don't look.
Dead newt or salamander
Female Mule Deer
More pictures of Desolation
Lake in 2007
Thanks to Gloria
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