Scenes along the Hudson-Atlantic City Road

Though the Hudson-Atlantic City Road does not follow the trail route exactly, it does give some good overlooks of the route and a good feel for the landscapes of the ridge country over which the trail travels on the approach to South Pass.

The view back towards the top of Rocky Ridge, with the Lewiston Lakes in the distance

Rough terrain at the ridge tops

Bonsai-like sage among the rocks at a windy ridgetop

Sage brush and lupines thrive in the shelter of a gully

MSR Maps link for this location