Photo Essay Page   Home     Help   Index     Login
Pelton Peak and Basin from Cascade Pass # 18461

Below is a description of the photograph you were looking for, and the circumstances surrounding the photo.
Date: 2016.08.13
Vantage Point: From the north side of Cascade Pass, looking southeast

Caption: Pelton Peak is the peak in the sun in the right midground, with the spire of Magic Mountain to its right in the shade. Glory Mountain is to the left of Pelton, with McGregor Mountain and Oval Peak in the further distance.

PhotoDescr: Taken in a daytrip to Cascade Pass and the top of Sahale Arm. The view to the east of the pass is nice, especially late in the day. The partially shadowed basin in the lower part of the photo features a few interesting shallow tarns and marshes. The is a NPS camp in the trees to the left of the Basin. The Yawning Glacier is the small ice feature between Pelton and Magic.

The creek draining the basin drops pretty steeply to join the outflow of Doubtful Lake and form the upper Stehekin River.

To see the full size photos you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)