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James Peak
September 12, 1998
Arapaho National Forest
Starting Elevation: 10,2XX feet ?
Highest Elevation: 13,294 feet
Distance (round trip): ~ 8 miles
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Mount Bancroft (left) and James Peak (right). Mount Bancroft (left) and James Peak (right).
The flats leading west to James Peak. The flats leading west to James Peak.
Ice Lake nestled between James Peak and Mount Bancroft. Ice Lake nestled between James Peak and Mount Bancroft.
Steuart Lake at the foot of Mount Bancroft. Steuart Lake at the foot of Mount Bancroft.
Steuart Lake and Loch Lomond. Steuart Lake and Loch Lomond.
... almost to the summit.  Looks close, doesn't it? ... almost to the summit. Looks close, doesn't it?
In person this scene was really much better than this photo (...you really had to be there). In person this scene was really much better than this photo (...you really had to be there).
Winter Park and Mary Jane ski areas as seen by looking northwest from the summit of James Peak. Winter Park and Mary Jane ski areas as seen by looking northwest from the summit of James Peak.
The view north-northeast towards Rocky Mountain National Park and Long's Peak. The view north-northeast towards Rocky Mountain National Park and Long's Peak.
The view north-northwest towards Fraser. The view north-northwest towards Fraser.
Along on this hike with me: no one.


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