CCR Viking Prince, Traci Falcone up (2004)
A 180° Panoramic Sequence looking East from Lyon Ridge, taken the afternoon of 8/7/98
French Meadows Reservoir is visible in the distance
Approaching Cougar Rock from Lyon Ridge...
The trail along Lyon Ridge, about 1/4 mile from Cougar Rock
Cougar Rock, as viewed by approaching riders. Bypass trail is to the right
Similar shot, this time with horses
Cougar Rock, moving closer to the climb
Cougar Rock, heading up toward the turn
Turning to the right and looking up, shadow of Cougar Rock is on left
Looking back down toward Lyon Ridge trail from beside Cougar Rock
Continuing up, this is the toughest part; horses need to hop up through these rocks. The rider needs to grab mane and stay well forward, off the rein.
Another shot from above Cougar Rock, taken from off the trail
Looking back down from the top at Cougar Rock
A view to the Southeast from atop the climb. One of the commercial photographers is perched and ready