We started from Brighton Ski Resort at the head of Big Cottonwood Canyon.
The trail climbs through heavily traveled paths, around the Girl Scout
Center and the ski trams. Every time I've been to Brighton during the
summer I've seen a moose, this time was no exception. We saw one at Dog
Looking north over Dog Lake toward Clayton Peak.
Lake Mary looking north
Along the Lake Mary Trail.
Pioneer Peak from along the trail to Catherine's Pass
Pioneer Peak from along the lake Mary Trail.
Improvising a path up a wet slab.
Just past Catherine's Pass.
Mount Timpanogos to the south
Jared and Denyse at Lake Catherine (10,200')
Looking toward Sunset Peak (10,678')
Going up to Sunset Peak, almost to Catherine's Pass.
From along the trail to Sunset Peak
From the top of Sunset Peak looking north to
Lake Catherine, Lake Martha, and Lake Mary.
We went almost straight down from Sunset Peak back to Lake Catherine.
Cottonwood Ridge from the top of Sunset Peak
Peaks from right to left:
Dromedary, Sunrise, Twin Peaks (east peak) unnamed,
Monte Cristo, Superior, unnamed, unnamed.
To the northwest: Mount Wolverine, Mount Tuscarora, Mount Millicent
To the southwest: Devils Castle, American Fork Twin Peaks and the Sugarloaf.
UFO Clouds above the ancient tree corpses.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly
A young bull moose
Special Thanks to Jared, Denyse and Ruojia