36 Photos - Jul 25, 2013
Photo: At the trailhead ready to hike into camp at Dollar Lake in Henrys Fork Basin.Photo: Easy 8 mile hike in.Photo: Very similar to Maroon Bells Wilderness.Photo: After setting up camp (lake near center of photo), I took a stroll up West Gunsight Peak.Photo: Summit of West Gunsight looking towards Fortress Peak.Photo: A handsome devil on top of Gunsight Peak summit.... it was just across the pass from West Gunsight so a visit was necessary.Photo: West Gunsight from Gunsight Pass. The "trail" goes through the cliffs then up the loose and unstable boulders to the top.Photo: Gunsight Peak on left, West Gunsight Peak on the right... a couple bonus peaks while in the 'hood.Photo: Besides the dead llama near camp, the views were awesome.Photo: Chillax'ing at camp.Photo: Sunrise heading up Kings Peak.Photo: More terrible views!Photo: Sharoni and Jean happy to be in the hills.Photo: Wayne's typical morning smile.Photo: Up a pass, contour around, boulder hop, etc.Photo: Jean near the summit.Photo: The last 800' of wobbly boulders.Photo: Kings Peak group summit shot!Photo: 13,527ft Kings Peak summit!Photo: Photo: Heading back down. Gunsight Peak in the background and the steep, loose, rotten scree route I went up.Photo: After a rest we hiked back to the trailhead. Beer is a great motivator.Photo: Smokey sunset at Borah Peak trailhead.Photo: Peak just east of Borah.Photo: 2K down, 3K to go while nearing Chicken Out Ridge.Photo: No messing around on this peak.... 5,500ft in 3.5miles!Photo: Sharoni not chickening-out.Photo: Solid and fun scrambling.Photo: Fun fun fun!Photo: Boob and Sharoni after Chicken Out Ridge, the last 1,000ft of steep and loose scree.Photo: Smokey but awesome views.Photo: Under 4hrs to the summit left us with plenty of time to play a round with the junk on the summit.Photo: 12,662ft summit of Borah Peak, top 'o Idaho!Photo: Scrambling back down Chicken Our Ridge.Photo: Last view of Borah's summit.Photo: My dogs are barkin' after 52 miles and 19,400ft in 6 days.