Paul Jenkins, Caribou County Noxious Weed Control Superintendent, explains that the plant we are looking at is Yellow Toadflax, which has been a problem and they have been working on it a long time to get rid of it. Blue Mountain is to Paul's left and the valley is called Clark Valley. Highway 34 is just on the other side by Gray's Lake, so this is the southern end of the Gray's Lake area. This is used mostly for cattle grazing, but there are some line shacks where the range riders used to stay. Now it is mostly used for recreation and cattle grazing.
Note that there are several video "hot spots" available which provide a lot more detailed information.
Panorama and video taken 8/1/06