Overlook of Sixth Crossing

The trail descends from the bluffs south of Sweetwater Station to cross the river a 6th time in this valley. This is one of three "mandatory" crossings that could not be avoided by alternate routes. (The others are First Crossing and Ninth [Last] Crossing.)

The trail descending to the site of Sixth Crossing (at far right)

Sixth Crossing site

Panorama of the descent to the crossing (scroll right)

Panorama of the Sweetwater Valley from the overlook -- Sixth Crossing is at the left

MSR Maps link for this location