This photograph was taken in Sunlight Basin in the Needle Mountains area of the Weminuche Wilderness. It is located in La Plata County, Colorado near Silverton, Colorado. A small lake is nestled against the rocky terrain of the mountain. Patches of snow are scattered across the mountain.
This photograph correlates to a location on the USDI Geological Survey Chama Peak Quadrangle Colorado map. John marked "(7)" and "(6)" near Sunlight Basin.