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Bear Creek Pass

National Forest marker post at the start of the lower route to Bear Creek Pass. Start of low route to Bear Creek Pass
A second marker post farther along the low route. Second marker post on low route
Chiming Bells and Paintbrush line the upper part of the trail to Bear Creek Pass. Chiming Bells and Paintbrush
Fields of flowers and an old mine building in the valley below Bear Creek Pass. Valley below Bear Creek Pass
Closer view of the mine building. This is one of my favorite pictures. Valley below Bear Creek Pass
The final approach to Bear Creek Pass from the east. Final approach to Bear Creek Pass
Lake Hope in the basin just below Bear Creek Pass on the west side. Lake Hope from Bear Creek Pass
Looking eastward down the South Fork Mineral Creek valley. View to east from Bear Creek Pass
Another eastward view from the pass. Note the trail (the "high route" described in the book) cutting across the hillside above the valley on the left. View to east from Bear Creek Pass
Updated: April 16, 2010
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