Carter Mountain

Added new work to my portfolio this morning:  it is titled “Carter Mountain in June.”  According to http://www.summitpost.org, which has the best description of Carter Mountain: Of the major summits in the Absaroka Range, there are relatively few that can be reached during a day hike; the ruggedness of the landscape and the small number of established trails make travel slow, and the healthy grizzly bear population deters many people from exploring these beautiful and unique mountains. The Southeast Absaroka Range in northwestern Wyoming is bordered on the north by a huge mountain that stretches for over thirty miles along the South Fork of the Shoshone River. While there at least thirteen unnamed summits with 300 feet of prominence along the long ridge, the entire peak (as well as the highest point) is known as Carter Mountain. Not only is Carter the largest mountain mass in the entire Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, but its steep and pinnacled north face is one of the highest in any of DSC_0088_Paintingthe ranges of Wyoming or Montana, dropping 4,000 feet in one mile and 6,000 feet total to the river.

Carter Mountain

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