Friday, December 26, 2014

Cliffs of the Ruby Mountains: More Views from the Hanging Valley Pullout

While I'm gradually working my way toward posting a bit about the nappe in Lamoille Canyon, let's take a quick look at more views of the cliffs from the hanging valley pullout.
A shadowed view of the cliffs to the northwest.
A view of the cliffs to the southeast.
When I took this photo, it looked like I could see a recumbent fold in the upper cliffs. I'm not sure that there is really a fold present, and in fact, I missed getting a shot of the nappe in Lamoille Canyon by just a little bit!
Small dikes or sills cutting the cliff walls.