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Friday, March 19, 2010

Marble-halem, Part II

To continue our story of taking a look at the Park potential between Marblemount and Newhalem, the big shock was to find a "shooting gallery" partway up Bacon Creek, at a wide spot in the road on a bluff above a spectacular section of Bacon Creek! Bullet casings, beer cans, broken skeet, injured and scarred trees, and freshly dumped party ice -- we think this spot had been used and abused just shortly before we arrived. Probably some "weekend warrior's" hangout.

Just below that is this:
Two of our group went up the side of Mt. Ross from Newhalem, and found some great view ledges, that would also make great places for short trail destinations. Here's the view from the top:

Here's a link to a full photo gallery of our trip, with captions:

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