Upper Canyon Creek, South Fork, GR423365
Elevation approx. 2500 m
June 20, 1999

A week after hiking up the north fork of Upper Canyon Creek we returned to hike up the south fork. The creekbed was wearisome but it reached an picturesque valley. From the valley we were able to ascend an unnamed peak.


Pete, Jackie, Philip and Lorri on the creekbed


Lorri poses with a slack-jawed deer.


In the valley


Looking back down the valley. Compression Ridge is on the right.


As we climb, I stop for a photo while Lori waves in the background.


Lorri and Jackie negotiating deep snow.


Phils stops for a photo


View to the west from the ridge


Mount Howard rises in the south


Some interesting rock forms in the area, such as this pinnacle ...


... and this cave


On the summit

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