Canyon Creek Meadows below Three-fingered Jack


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Canyon Creek Meadows

On a cold, crisp autumn morning I drove to Jack Lake a few miles east of Three Fingered Jack. The mountain’s reflection in the lake was crystal clear.

The hike into the meadows of Canyon Creek Basin underneath the glacial moraine of the old volcano was spectacular. The 7,841-foot jagged summit was highlighted by streaks of red volcanic seams.

Upon returning to the lower meadows, I took a loop back to the trailhead.

What a nice place to enjoy a wilderness setting.

Three-fingered jack rising above Jack Lake

A few mature Ponderosa Pines standing in the burned-over area

Mt. Jefferson

Three-fingered Jack above the trail through the upper meadows

Huckleberry bush and Beargrass

Jack Lake

North Buttress of Three-fingered Jack

Trail heading back to lower meadows

 

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