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Redstreak Mountain

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  Redstreak Mountain, March 19, 2012 - by Larry Halverson

 

The evening light accentuating  the oxidized iron (hematite) that gives this mountain its name. Redstreak is 2,160 m (around 7,000ft.) in elevation. It is the northern peak of the Stanford Range which forms the western edge of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.