There is dispute in the internationally recognized Echelon system for rating beauty as to whether a four or five echelon rating scale is more appropriate. However, there has largely been agreement that there is no need for a sixth echelon. Well that is because those who developed the echelon system had never visited Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains.
Now that’s a Sixth Echelon camp!
Most of the hike in followed this meandering river upstream to Sandy Lake.
That’s our peak, Haystack, in the distance!
And the stunning Temple and East Temple peaks and icy lakes