This Wizard-of-Oz-ish scene was found along the W edge of American
Flats maybe an hour's hike N from the Engineer Pass 4WD road, starting
maybe a mile or so E of the pass; there's a sign on the road, but the
old jeep road shown on the topo map fades out after ½-¾ mi,
so you'd want to look for some widely spaced cairns thereafter.
GPS location: 37° 59¾'N, 107° 35'W; 12,400 feet altitude.
This little patch of Indian Paintbrush (both colors) was watered by a remaining patch of snow out of sight to the left.
The native resolution of the original digital file is high (9.6 MP). This 500+ KP version for electronic display represents a reduction in area of 19½x.
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