Welcome to John Carr Outdoors!
Please visit the blog and follow. The follow button can be found at the bottom of the page.
If you are seeing this on Facebook, click the link to visit the blog to see all of the photos.
Three Fingered Jack
In mid-Autumn I drove to Jack Lake a few miles east of Three Fingered Jack. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky, nor a hint of a breeze.
I decided to hike into the upper meadows of the Canyon Creek Basin underneath the glacial moraine of the old volcano. The views were simply amazing in the crystal clear air.
After reaching the origin of Canyon Creek, I laid back in an open area. The jagged summit was only 1,800 feet above, highlighted by the streaks of red volcanic seams.
After dropping back to the lower meadows, I returned to the trailhead.
On the way back the trail passed through many burnt trees from a wildfire about a decade ago. Already many lodgepole pines were growing up, some taller than me.
What a nice way to spend the best of a day.