Crane Mountain Autumn Pics

Autumn asked for Autumn photos of the area, so here they are. The pics link to larger versions; I’ve had to deposit the big files directly on my website, because WordPress won’t upload them – more joys of dial-up connection. I’ll dig up more, from sunnier days last week, and post them in this same article, so keep checking back (Note: I’ve done so). It’s a downpour day outside, and I received no phone calls today, so there is time to do this sort of thing. Please let me know if the links don’t work. With that confounded dial-up, it’s too time-consuming to test it myself.

Love to all my children, their spouses, pets, and bosom buddies.

First up are pictures taken October 14th. It rained or misted most of the day, but during the afternoon, it looked like it might clear up. It didn’t.

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Looking north across the shoulder of Crane Mtn. from partway up the Long Play Wall

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Clouds scudding low in the Thurman Valley. Hills in the distance are visible, but…

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…what you can’t see is how colorful they too, are.

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Looking almost straight down, at Pinnacle Overlook. That “boulder” is 50′ tall.

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Slightly different angle, pulled-back view. That’s the Isobuttress on the horizon.

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More of same. Take your pick of pics.

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Here are pictures taken during the all-too brief period of Indian Summer. This year, it lasted about 5 days.

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This from my last post, when I was working on the Putnam Barn.

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Telephoto from the same viewpoint. Nice contrast between dark green conifers and bright orange maples.

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Looking east from the Putnam Barn, toward the Beaverview Wall on the side of Crane Mtn.

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Looking south toward Garnet Lake, from (of all places) the Wayout Wall on Crane Mtn.

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Blue sky framed by autumn color; from near the Wayout Wall.

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Better view of Garnet Lake

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Looking WNW from near the right end of the Wayout Wall.

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Looking ESE from the same vantage point.

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I had to fritter with this pic a bit, as it was taken near sunset and the land was underexposed. Thus, I had to lighten the bottom, which desaturated the colors. I upped the saturation a bit too much. Sue me.

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Looking down from the top of Bulwark, a short climb near the left end of the Wayout Wall.

 

3 Responses to “Crane Mountain Autumn Pics”

  1. treeowner@gmail.com says:

    beautiful Pictures !
    Do Putnams ever need a barn sitter ??

  2. admin says:

    LOL. Good luck with that. But, if you ever make it out to our neck of the woods, we could walk out there easily enough. Depending on conditions, we could even drive to the barn (it’s at the end of a seasonal-use, rough dirt road). Every autumn, it’s a great place to visit.

  3. mojo says:

    Great pictures of fall pallet at Crane – thanks for showing off one of the best places in the adks
    mc

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