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

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