La Garita Wilderness

For seven days in July, my good friend and I left our normal lives and wandered into a remote backcountry of Colorado--the little traveled, but nevertheless spectacular, La Garita Wilderness. 

 


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Summertime / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 

The Spine / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO  

Machin Lake at Sunrise / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 

Rain Dance / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO 

 

Hiking toward the Sun / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

A Hole in the Storm / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 

Sunrise at 12,500 / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Machin Basin at Dawn / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

San Luis' Arm, in Black-and-white / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

San Luis Peak / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 

The View from 14,014 / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 

Middle Mineral Creek / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

At the top of Diablo Canyon / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

A Beaver's Pond / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 
 

Cochetopa Creek at Sunrise / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Summer Snow / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Organ Peak / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Looking North from San Luis, toward Steward's Peak / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

The Meadow Before the Climb / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Above Machin Lake / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 
 

Camp / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 
 

Machin Lake in the Early Morning / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

A Mountainside Painted Purple / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Machin Lake / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 
 

Appreciating the View / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

Brendan on the Continental Divide / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO

 
 

Transcendental / La Garita Wilderness Area, CO