This is the site of the Grouse Gulch aid station during the Hardrock 100 run.
In upper Grouse Gulch near the saddle between Grouse and American Basin (Handies Peak area)
Animas Forks ghost town in lower left. Engineer Pass road ascends up center of photo and to upper right corner.
Sloan Lake and Handies Peak from upper American Basin. The Hardrock route goes down the obvious ridge coming down and right from Handies' summit and then down the basin to the left in this photo.
Closeup of Handies Peak from upper American Basin.
KT Traverse rises left to right on the slope in the middle of the photo seen from South Mineral Creek campground. In 2007 runners go down from right to left.
Twin Sisters (~13,400') from the Ice Lakes Basin trail. Hardrock course passes by the saddle on the far left edge of photo above Porcupine Creek. KT Traverse trail is in the trees in upper right of photo.
The KT Traverse comes in from upper left down to ”Ice Lake Basin Creek“ through the area that is snowed in. In 2007 runner will go up from creek to upper left of photo.
Intersection of Ice Lakes Basin trail (on left) and KT Traverse trail (on right). Don't miss this right turn in 2007!
Another look at the KT Traverse area just before it drops down to “Ice Lake Basin Creek.”
View up at the trail that takes off from Ice Lake Basin trail towards Grant-Swamp Pass. The trail comes down from upper left to lower right and then to this spot where photo is taken from.
Grant-Swamp Pass from Ice Lake Basin (south side of GS Pass). This side should be dry by race time but the north side could be a tricky climb on snow.
Oscar's Pass (south side) with Mount Sneffels in upper left.