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Black Mountain, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published 4 months ago by John Roberts

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Straddling the ridge to Black Mountain, we have a grand view of Salt Lake City and the surroundings.  Rain falling to our no<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/black-mountain-04-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Black Mountain, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published 4 months ago by John Roberts

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Downtown Salt Lake is clearly visible from our perch along the Black Mountain ridge.  Mount Ogden, 40 miles to the north, is<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/black-mountain-03-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Black Mountain, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published 4 months ago by John Roberts

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Salt Lake City recedes to the southwest as you climb the ridge to Black Mountain.  To the west, Antelope and then Stansbury <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/black-mountain-02-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Below Perkins Peak, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published 6 months ago by John Roberts

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A common mid-winter phenomenon, an inversion traps fog and smog within the valleys of Utah. Here above the Bonneville Sh<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/below-perkins-peak-01-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Elephant Head, Antelope Island State Park, Utah, USA

Published 9 months ago by John Roberts

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From the Elephant Head trail, you can see evidence of ancient Lake Bonneville, the ancestor of the modern Great S<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/elephant-head-01-antelope-island-state-park-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Skyline Trail (2), Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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The Skyline Trail along the Cabot Trail provides an easy hike to the highland bluffs above the Gulf of St. Lawrence.  To the south, you can just make out Cheticamp Island.

Roberts Mountain, Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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From treeless peak of Roberts Mountain, the hiker is rewarded with a spectacular view of Pleasant Bay, the Gulf of St.<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/roberts-mountain-cape-breton-nova-scotia-canada">...(more)</a>

Grandeur Peak, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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From atop Grandeur Peak, we get a great view of the striking features of the central Wasatch Range all around us.  To the sou<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/grandeur-peak-02-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Grandeur Peak (north side), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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On this first official day of summer, spring is still springing at the higher altitude of Grandeur Peak.  The brilliant red o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/grandeur-peak-01-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Tomichi Point, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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Over two million years the Gunnison river has slowly cut down through the very old, very hard rock of the G<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/black-canyon-of-the-gunnison-national-park-01-colorado-usa">...(more)</a>

Grand View Point, Colorado National Monument, Colorado, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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From Grand View point at Colorado National Monument, you can see Window Rock (a hole through the sand stone cliff), Sentine<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/colorado-national-monument-03-colorado-usa">...(more)</a>

Independence Monument, Colorado National Monument, Colorado, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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Independence Monument, seen here from Otto's Trail, is one of the many sandstone towers among the towers and cliffs of Colo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/colorado-national-monument-02-colorado-usa">...(more)</a>

Red Canyon (West View), Flaming Gorge, Utah, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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The Flaming Gorge Reservoir captures water from the Green River as it winds its way through a canyon with billions of years of ge<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/red-canyon-02-flaming-gorge-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Red Canyon (East View), Flaming Gorge, Utah, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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The Flaming Gorge Reservoir captures water from the Green River as it winds its way through a canyon with billions of years of ge<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/red-canyon-01-flaming-gorge-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published about 1 year ago by John Roberts

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In the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains in northern Utah, the Bonneville Shoreline Trail stretches along the h<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bonneville-shoreline-trail-04-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

White Rock Overlook, New Mexico, USA

Published over 1 year ago by John Roberts

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Here in the foothills of the Jemez Mountains, the Rio Grande flows through ancient volcanic ash and lava flows near the small town <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/white-rock-overlook-new-mexico-usa">...(more)</a>

Buffalo Point, Antelope Island State Park, Utah, USA

Published over 1 year ago by John Roberts

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On a hazy winter day, the horizon is soft. The Great Salt Lake blends with the sky and the cities along the Wasat<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/buffalo-point-01-antelope-island-state-park-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Above the Inversion, Red Butte, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published over 1 year ago by John Roberts

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The Red Butte gets its name from the nugget sandstone formation, deposited as sand dunes 150 to 200 million years ago. The Red Bu<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/red-butte-03-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

The Living Room on Red Butte, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Published over 1 year ago by John Roberts

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Over the years, hikers have constructed "The Livingroom" on the ridge of Red Butte above the northeastern corner of the Salt Lake<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/red-butte-02-salt-lake-city-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Bells Canyon and Sandy, Utah, USA

Published almost 2 years ago by John Roberts

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The view looks out from Lower Bells Canyon over Sandy City and the Salt Lake Valley between the Wasatch Mountains to the east and the <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bells-canyon-and-sandy-utah-usa">...(more)</a>