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Hooray for the high mountains !!

Provo River Waterfall in the High Uinta Mountains.

I do love my mountains. Cherish them, adore them. This past weekend we had the opportunity to stay with family in cabins in the High Uintas near the Utah/Wyoming border. It's been many years since I have been in this gorgeous area of the Wasatch/Cache National Forest. Words cannot describe how happy I was to see some of the sites from my childhood, exact locations that I have had burned into my memories...it was like seeing an old friend. The first thing my husband did when we arrived at the cabins was disappear. He came back with a handful of wild strawberries for me. I had told him that one of my fondest childhood memories was walking around lakes and the mountainside looking for wild strawberries with my dad. Boy, that brought a big smile to my face !!

The Uinta Mountains are dotted with many, many little lakes enclosed in densely forested areas covered with lodgepole pines and aspen trees. A lot of the lakes also have …