~ the lost city of gold ~
Eldorado Face -- North Cascades -- © Ken James McLeod
-- Early Morning Spire, Marble Needle, Dorado Needle (left to right) Eldorado Peak (far right) --
Early Morning Spire, Marble Needle, Dorado Needle in my face to the left, impressive crown of glory Eldorado Peak to my right, The Triad block jutting out just ahead. Deep-ravined Marble Creek Cirque and rugged Backbone Ridge nearby, view of Boston Peak afar. Wildflowers in bloom pungent with their smell. Beyond and over the top: pea-green glacial Moraine Lake, Mc Allister Glacier, Mount Torment and stark Forbidden Peak. Mountain air crisp and pure now into my lungs, yonder the endless horizon view of snow-clad peaks...
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