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Sunrise over Fall Creek, Sawtooth Mountains - Idaho

Fall Creek valley, in the lower left, has no established trail and entry is not without a struggle. It is a contributing source of water for the South Fork of the Payette River, near Elk Lake. Here, from this rocky ridge at the edge of what I call 'Fairy Meadows', the pink light of 'pre-sunrise' was a fantastic sight, as the previous mornings were cloud-free, offering no such colors. We were in the right place at the right time.

Sunrise over Fall Creek, Sawtooth Mountains - Idaho

Fall Creek valley, in the lower left, has no established trail and entry is not without a struggle. It is a contributing source of water for the South Fork of the Payette River, near Elk Lake. Here, from this rocky ridge at the edge of what I call 'Fairy Meadows', the pink light of 'pre-sunrise' was a fantastic sight, as the previous mornings were cloud-free, offering no such colors. We were in the right place at the right time.

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