Sawtooth Mountains and Wilderness Photography Nip and Tuck Sunrise Summer sunrise over the Sawtooth Mountains from Nip and Tuck Road Alpine Cathedral An island in the middle of an unnamed lake is perfectly illuminated in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Leah's Lake Sunrise For a moment, the sun broke through the morning’s storm clouds and illuminated the basin. Backpacking Leah's Lake Magnificent clouds and light painted a scene that so few see. McGown Sunset Storm A September storm passes the Sawtooths and lights up McGown Peak and the meadow below. Goat Lake Sunrise Morning light over the boulders that line the shore of Goat Lake in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Backpacking Leah's Lake We marveled at the massive stack of granite across the lake from us. Backpacking Leah's Lake One of the lake’s island backlit with crisp, alpine light. Iron Creek Fog Dawn over a fog covered Sawtooth Valley near Iron Creek. Pettit Lake Sunrise Morning glory of Pettit Lake at sunrise in the Sawtooth Mountains. Goodnight Sawtooths A gloomy sunset over Fishhook Creek in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Backpacking Leah's Lake The waterfall from Leah’s Lake was still a raging torrent mid-July. Perfect Peak Our conclusive view of Perfect Peak from the Leah’s Lake. Snowyside Pass Looking south over the Twin Lakes from Snowyside Pass. Goat and Sawtooth Lakes Rocky spines line the trail to the lake. Hell Roaring Outlet The view before crossing the Hell Roaring Lake outlet after an early season backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Sawtooth Mountains Sunrise Morning light over Williams and Merritt Peaks from Highway 21 in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Imogene Waterfall A waterfall near the inlet of Imogene Lake in the Sawtooths. Sawtooth Mountains Sunrise Dramatic July weather. Trail Creek Lakes Upper Trail Creek Lake, with Peak 9711 in the center. Twin Lakes Sunrise Sunrise over the lower Twin Lake in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Imogene Shore Summer light on the shore of Imogene. Mount Heyburn peaking through the fog. Sawtooth Lake Mount Regan at 10,190′ towers 1755′ above Idaho’s iconic Sawtooth Lake. Goodnight Sawtooths A gloomy sunset over Fishhook Creek in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Unnamed Sawtooth Lake An unnamed lake below the Finger of Fate is reflected in evening light. Finger of Fate Backlit tree at our camp. McGown Evening Evening light shines through a meadow below McGown Peak and Stanley Lake. Upper Baron Lake Wispy clouds blanked the sky above the Upper Baron Lake. Alpine Lake Lunch break at Alpine Lake. Spring hiking in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Spring wildflowers along the Alpine Way Trail near Redfish Lake. Payette Peak Payette Peak (10,221') in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Mount Heyburn shrouded in fog above Redfish Lake. Trail Creek Lakes Golden hour on the rocky cliffs at the far end of the lake.