Albion Basin, Alta, Utah, USA
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Albion Basin, Alta, Utah, USA

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At 9500+ feet elevation, Albion Basin above Alta, Utah in Little Cottonwood Canyon offers a beautiful respite from the summer heat in the Salt Lake Valley below the canyon.  In late summer, when the snows clear, the wildflowers put on a colorful display.  In August of 2011, following the record snowfall of the previous winter, the wildflower bloom was one of the most spectacular in years.

Here in a meadow along the trail to Cecret Lake, you can see the red paintbrush, purple lupine, blue forget-me-not, brown coneflower, and white yarrow just to name a few.  Lower on the trail, yellow balsamroot blankets the hillside.  Colorado Columbine cluster among the white pines.  Bluebells grow along boggy snow-melt streams.  Over 120 species of wildflower attract bees and hikers alike for a summertime show.

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A: Cecret Lake, Albion Basin, Alta, Utah, USA

Af John Roberts, 540 meter væk

Located at the end of a mostly easy hike from trailhead parking (0.75 miles with a pair of moderately...

Cecret Lake, Albion Basin, Alta, Utah, USA

B: The top of the Tram at 11,000 feet, Snowbird, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah USA

Af James L. Tanner, 2.7 km væk

The top of the Snowbird Tram in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah is on Hidden Mountain at 11,000 feet. ...

The top of the Tram at 11,000 feet, Snowbird, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah USA

C: Snowbird.Feb 2012 Utah

Af Konstantin, 2.9 km væk

One of many beautiful vistas at Snowbird Mountain Resort in Utah.Very convenient location,not far fro...

Snowbird.Feb 2012 Utah

D: Snowbird.Utah.2012

Af Konstantin, 2.9 km væk

Snowbird.Utah.2012

E: Snowbird.Utah.2012

Af Konstantin, 2.9 km væk

Snowbird.Utah.2012

F: Snowbird.Utah

Af Konstantin, 2.9 km væk

Snowbird.Utah

G: Solitude Lake

Af Darrell Dearden, 3.7 km væk

This panoramic was taken of Solitude Lake, near Silver Lake, in Big Cottonwood Canyon in Utah.

Solitude Lake

H: Silver Lake, Brighton, Utah, USA

Af John Roberts, 4.2 km væk

Silver Lake is a shallow lake with a surrounding alpine marsh that fills the lower portions of Bright...

Silver Lake, Brighton, Utah, USA

I: Silver Lake, Brighton, Utah, USA

Af John Roberts, 4.3 km væk

Silver Lake is a shallow lake with a surrounding alpine marsh that fills the lower portions of Bright...

Silver Lake, Brighton, Utah, USA

J: Looking from Scott Hill towards Brighton Ski Area

Af Florian Eggenberger, 7.0 km væk

With an elevation of 10'116 feet / 3'083 meters Scott Hill ranks as #30 on the list of the highest pe...

Looking from Scott Hill towards Brighton Ski Area

Dette panorama blev taget i Utah

Dette er et overblik over Utah

Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.

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