Tuesday, July 20, 2010

July 19, 2010
With a sense of reluctance we climb back out of the basin and begin our descent back off the mountain passing this huge granite face that protrudes out of the more common lava type geology of the Absarokas. It is the remnant of an ancient mountain range know as the Washakie Range that was covered long ago by the Lava flows that created the Absaroka Mountains of the yellowstone era. The canyon of the East Fork river flows far below.

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