POTD August 6, 2014: High Uintas Wilderness, Summit County, Utah
Utah—putting the “Awe” in geology since the Precambrian.
High Uintas Wilderness, Summit County, Utah
Photographer: Chris DuRoss; © 2013
Ostler Peak (12,718 feet) is reflected in a meander bend of the Stillwater Fork of the Bear River in the Uinta Mountains. Thousands of years ago glaciers inundated much of the Uinta Mountains, leaving behind long glacier-carved valleys, steep-sided cirques, and jagged peaks.