Mount Bangs and the northern Virgin Range as seen from the NV-AZ state line near Mesquite, Nevada.
Looking into Elbow Canyon the day before our hike
Sunset over the Mojave
After three hours of hiking in darkness, we arrived to the pass at the headwall of Elbow Canyon. Looking north, Littlefield Reservoir sits in the low pass ahead
Now at Littlefield Reservoir, looking back at the pass whence we came
Mount Bangs from the saddle near Littlefield Reservoir
Hiking closer to it
Now on the steep rocky sections
South view into the Virgin Range
Hiking out, Mount Bangs is the whiter set of rocks partially hidden by foreground peaks
Elbow Canyon seen from a bend in the road up high
Looking back up Elbow Canyon, about halfway down
The best view all day: Scott's car after 19 miles of hiking!
Montage of various summit shots and the benchmark
Panorama from the summit of Bangs Peak. Littlefield Reservoir is to the right,
and the plateaus of the Arizona Strip rise behind.
Elbow Canyon Panorama, just before the walls close in.
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