Alder Creek, Sierra Nevada (image) University of Oregon Share Print E-Mail Caption This is the view looking east from the Donner party's winter campsite at Alder Creek. The easternmost peaks of the Sierra Nevada, which the Donner-Reed party had traveled through are seen in the background. Credit Photo by Jim Barlow Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.