Glacial and Tectonic History within the Southern End of the 
Sawtooth Valley of Central Idaho

Photos During Group Hike to Horton Peak Lookout (~9900ft)

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A view north from Horton Peak. The town of Obsidian center.

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White Cloud Peaks - View west from Horton Peak.

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There always seems to be someone with a camera half-way to the top asking you to smile.

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Information and directional break along Horton Peak Trail.

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A little surface mining for gypsum crystals (Horton Peak Summit)

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Facilitators are always pointing out items of interest and answering questions. (K. Othberg IGS)

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Lunch in the sun atop Horton Peak next to historical lookout station. (S. Weiser IBDS)

Photos of Camp Life 

Group at Camp.jpg (269440 bytes)Waiting for numbers to be called during rock raffle.

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The Dutch Oven Brigade prepared some incredible desserts for the participants.

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R. Breckenridge (IGS) prepares participants for another day of field investigation.

Field Investigation and Discovery.
Using augers and coring tools, the groups go subsurface to reconstruct the valley's depositional history.

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Group recon at vista stop on northwest face of Galena Summit.

Group Auger.jpg (306777 bytes)I think this one's too tall.

Randy P.jpg (292572 bytes)                                 Coring kettle 2.JPG (267140 bytes)
Why are there so many rocks?             Investigating under threatening skies.

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Is this a left or right handed hole?

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Just a little deeper.

Presentations of each group's findings following week of inquiry using self-discovery and investigation!

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Group I 

Butch,Skip,Randy,Tom,Joe.jpg (295386 bytes)
Group II

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Group III

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