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Shoshone Mountain from Jefferson Pass # 8990

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Date: 2006.05.09
Vantage Point: Jefferson Pass

Caption: The northern side of Shoshone Mountain from near Jefferson Pass.

PhotoDescr: Taken at our camp near Jefferson Pass on a peakbagging trip in Nevada. The day before, we had stayed at a public campground just south of Belmont. The camp had picnic tables and outhouses, but no water so bring your own. The Nevada mountains seem most scenic in spring with some snow on them, and one wonders about how often these things get skied. The bugs and cows had not yet made it to the high country and we had the place to ourselves. The trade-off is that road washouts and spring run-off may make the approaches longer than later in the year.

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