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Mount Jefferson trail-head

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This is the trailhead for the hike up Mount Jefferson in Nevada.  Turning off a dirt road here (at "Jefferson Summit") puts you in position to walk directly up a long ridge line to the South Summit of the mountain, the highest point in the county.  We were tempted to pitch camp here, but it is a very exposed location and thunderstorms surrounded us.  It was a beautiful place to watch the sunset however.

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A: Craggy spot just below the South Summit of Mt. Jefferson

Por Joe Griffin, 5.7 Km de distância

We paused for a minute while I took this panorama.  Thunder clouds were brewing, but the lightning ha...

Craggy spot just below the South Summit of Mt. Jefferson

B: South Summit of Mount Jefferson surrounded by thuderstorms.

Por Joe Griffin, 6.7 Km de distância

The end result of a long morning hiking up to the South Summit of Mt. Jefferson in Nevada.  Just shy ...

South Summit of Mount Jefferson surrounded by thuderstorms.

C: South Summit, Mount Jefferson

Por Joe Griffin, 6.7 Km de distância

The South Summit of Mount Jefferson, at 11,941 feet (3640 meters), is the highest peak in Nye County,...

South Summit, Mount Jefferson

D: Belmont Campground, Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 12.0 Km de distância

Campground located near the semi ghost / mining town of Belmont Nevada.

Belmont Campground, Belmont, Nevada

E: Silver Mill square Stack, Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 12.5 Km de distância

This is the stack of one of six silver mills that were build in and around the Belmont area between 1...

Silver Mill square Stack, Belmont, Nevada

F: Combination Mill Ruins (West Side), Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 13.6 Km de distância

Looking down into the ruins of the Combination Silver Mill in Belmont, Nevada."Six mills were built i...

Combination Mill Ruins (West Side), Belmont, Nevada

G: Combination Mill Ruins, Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 13.6 Km de distância

Current remains of the Combination Mill.  Bricks from this site were taken and used to build the High...

Combination Mill Ruins, Belmont, Nevada

H: Combination Mill (Brick Explosive Room), Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 13.6 Km de distância

Combination Silver Mill ruins near the mining town of Belmont, Nevada."Six mills were built in and ar...

Combination Mill (Brick Explosive Room), Belmont, Nevada

I: Highbridge (Cameron) Mill (Inside), 1915, Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 14.3 Km de distância

A view from the inside of the Highbridge (Cameron) mill in Belmont, Nevada built in 1915."the mill ru...

Highbridge (Cameron) Mill (Inside), 1915, Belmont, Nevada

J: Highbridge (Cameron) Mill, 1915, Belmont, Nevada

Por Calvin Jones, 14.3 Km de distância

Highbridge Mill Ruins near Belmont, Nevada."the mill ruins currently labelled on maps as the Highbrid...

Highbridge (Cameron) Mill, 1915, Belmont, Nevada

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Nevada, USA

Esta é uma visão geral de USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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