The John Muir Trail/Pacific Crest Trail follows the Lyell Fork through most of Lyell Canyon. Mile 28.
Maclure Creek is a great camping spot to recharge before climbing Donahue Pass the following day. Mile 34.
Mary and Margie heading towards Donahue Pass.
Tammy, Margie, Patti, and Mary hiking up Donahue Pass below Lyell Glacier.
A reminder leaving Red's Meadow that we've only hiked 36 miles and have 165 to go. Mile 61.
Tammy and her foot dressings at Deer Creek.
Mono Creek Footbridge
Evening at the Mono Creek Footbridge, crossing the North Fork of Mono Creek near Lake Thomas A Edison. Mile 88.
Mono Creek Climb
The sun coming up through the trees on the switchbacks south out of Mono Creek. Mile 88.
Tammy and her daily routine.
Early morning on Selden Pass, looking towards Marie Lake. Mile 100.
Sallie Keyes Lakes
The trail in between Sallie Keyes Lakes in early morning. Mile 102.
Dusk in Piute Canyon.
The Muir Aspen! Did John Muir really carve his initials in this?
A mix of horses and mules cross the South Fork of the San Joaquin River packed with supplies. Mile 112.
Darwin Creek where it intersects the John Muir Trail. Mile 121.
Patti and Tammy at the campsite near Darwin Creek.
Evolution Lake Reflections
Early morning reflections in a small pond near Evolution Lake. Mile 122.
"Coyote", Patti, and Mary in Muir Hut.
Le Conte Canyon
Evening looking towards Le Conte Canyon from above Starr Camp. Mile 132.
One of the many switchbacks climbing up to 12,100' Mather Pass. Mile 150.
A hiker ascends Mather Pass from the south side. Mile 151.
Tammy, Mary, Margie, and Patti taking a break after Mather Pass. Mile 152.
Traveling south in Upper Basin, Looking towards Striped Mountain, Mount Pinchot, Mount Wynne, and Pinchot Pass. Mile 152.
Sky Pilot, a rare wildflower only found at high altitude, on Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
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