Mather Pass South Side
A hiker ascends Mather Pass from the south side. Mile 151.
Small lakes in "Upper Basin", just below Mather Pass. Mile 151.
Split Mountain reflecting in one of the small lakes of Upper Basin as raindrops fall. Mile 152.
Wildflowers in Upper Basin, below Split Mountain. Mile 152.
Wildflowers in Upper Basin, looking towards Striped Mountain and Mount Pinchot. Mile 152.
Traveling south in Upper Basin, Looking towards Striped Mountain, Mount Pinchot, Mount Wynne, and Pinchot Pass. Mile 152.
Passing Cardinal Mountain in Upper Basin. Mile 153.
Sierra Shooting Stars
Wildflowers in a meadow near the South Fork of the Kings River. Mile 156.
Wildflowers on the trail near the South Fork of the Kings River. Mile 156.
A small unnamed lake just prior to Lake Marjorie, heading up Pinchot Pass. Mile 158.
Lake Marjorie is one of the few lakes next to the trail going up Pinchot Pass. Mile 159.
Looking towards Pinchot Pass in front of Lake Marjorie. Mile 159.
Climbing above Lake Marjorie on the way to Pinchot Pass. Mile 159.
A small lake between Lake Marjorie and Pinchot Pass. Mile 159.
A small lake just below Pinchot Pass. Mile 159.
Lake Marjorie and another unnamed lake, looking down on the trail during the clib up Pinchot Pass. Mile 159.
Passing the final lake on the climb up Pinchot Pass. Mile 160.
Sky Pilot, a rare wildflower only found at high altitude, on Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
Lake Marjorie from Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
Down Pinchot Pass
Looking down the south side of Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
Looking north from Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
The landscape west of Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
Starting the descent south from Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
Descent from Pinchot
A hiker heads south after descending Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
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