The solitude of Ship Island Lake and stunning vistas of the Bighorn Crags are the rewards for those who are determined to get there. Deep in the heart of the 2.2-million acre Idaho wonder, the Frank Church River of No Return, the crags are a series of jagged summits, some of which approach 10,000 feet, that cradle more than a dozen clearwater lakes.
The solitude of Ship Island Lake and stunning vistas of the Bighorn Crags are the rewards for those who are determined to get there. Deep in the heart of the 2.2-million acre Idaho wonder, the Frank Church River of No Return, the crags are a series of jagged summits, some of which approach 10,000 feet, that cradle more than a dozen clearwater lakes. Katherine Jones / Idaho Statesman
The solitude of Ship Island Lake and stunning vistas of the Bighorn Crags are the rewards for those who are determined to get there. Deep in the heart of the 2.2-million acre Idaho wonder, the Frank Church River of No Return, the crags are a series of jagged summits, some of which approach 10,000 feet, that cradle more than a dozen clearwater lakes. Katherine Jones / Idaho Statesman

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