Lake Blanche

Sundial Peak

Lake Florence and Lake Lillian>

Lake Blanche looking toward Sundial Peak.

Located in:
Mill B South Fork, Big Cottonwood Canyon,
Wasatch Mountains, Utah.

Trail length:
3 miles one way / 6 Miles round trip
2-3 hour hike up / 1.5 hour hike down

Notes: After the bridge the trail splits into right and left,
make sure to follow it left.
In the summer,
bring about a half gallon more water than you think you'll need.
The best time to hike Mill B in the summer,
is from sunup to about 9:00 am or from about 7:30 pm to sundown.
Bring a camera,
there is tons of red glacier carved rock around the three adjacent lakes.

Saturday July 22 -23, 2000

Sundial Peak

Smoke from a fire in Dry Hollow Canyon .

Almost there

A swampy marsh forms in the summer when the lake dries up.

The smoke acts like a giant filter, casting blue shadows.

In front of Mount Olympus

Lake Blanche looking toward Dromedary Peak, and Sunrise Peak.

Glacier carved rock.

The last 100 feet of the Trail.

Lake Blanche 8:00 a.m.


Lake Blanche 9:00 a.m.

Lake Florence (the one next to Lake Blanche)
Looking at Sundial Peak

Lake Lillian looking toward Sundial Peak.

Looking toward Mount Olympus.

Sundial Peak

Looking toward the Sundial Cirque.
Mount Superior and Monte Cristo

The smoke from Dry Hollow Canyon.

Fireworks fire

Dromedary and the east peak of Twin Peaks.

Denyse sitting in front of Lake Blanche and Sundial Peak.

Sundial at 6:30 a.m.

Look carefully, this is Sundial Peak
Viewed at 90 degrees from the previous picture.

Sundial Cirque

Lake Blanche, at about 9:30 p.m.

Denyse watching the smoky fire slowly fade out.

Pollution is supposed to be great for sunsets.

The cause of all the smoke, a fire in Dry Hollow Canyon.

For pictures of a hike up to Lake Blanche Waterfall in 2007
Lake Blanche Waterfalls 2007

For pictures of Yellow Bellied Marmots around Lake Blanche
Yellow Bellied Marmots - Lake Blanche

For Pictures of a trip up to Lake Blanche in the winter
Lake Blanche Snow

For pictures of animals and flowers from around Lake Blanche:
Lake Blanche Life

For Pictures of a trip up to Lake Blanche in 2002
Lake Blanche 2002


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