Photograph: Todd Schvaneveldt
Made at Timpie Point near Grantsville, UT.
This marker is not on the trail per se but is on a bench a few hundred feet above the valley floor at Timpie Point. This is the place many historians believe fur trapper and explorer Jedediah Smith came in 1827 after crossing Nevada from California and first caught site of his beloved Great Salt Lake and Wasatch Mountains.
For this party of trail explorers and markers it was the perfect place for lunch. Left to right are George Ivory, Greg Childs, Vern Gorzitze, Mike Tea, Boyd Blanthorn, Roy Tea, Ed Otto's son Wes, Jeff Carlstrom, Oscar Olson, Ed Otto and Steve Berlin.
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