Rick resting near Tyndall Creek.
Tammy, Mary, Margie, and Patti taking a break after Mather Pass. Mile 152.
Wales Lake and Mt. Russell from atop Mt. Whitney. Mile 210.
Mt. Whitney Morning
Low clouds over the eastern Sierras at sunrise, looking south from Mt. Whitney. Mile 210.
Margie hiking down Forester Pass.
Fin Dome reflecting in Dollar Lake. Mile 173.
Woods Creek Suspension Bridge
The Woods Creek Suspension Bridge. Mile 169.
Sky Pilot, a rare wildflower only found at high altitude, on Pinchot Pass. Mile 161.
Traveling south in Upper Basin, Looking towards Striped Mountain, Mount Pinchot, Mount Wynne, and Pinchot Pass. Mile 152.
A mix of horses and mules cross the South Fork of the San Joaquin River packed with supplies. Mile 112.
Fin Dome Reflections
One of the many lakes in Dusy Basin, offering some good camping opportunities.
Bishop Pass Trail
The Bishop Pass Trail descending into LeConte Canyon, occasionally passing by the Dusy Branch cascading down.
The Bishop Pass Trail descending into LeConte Canyon, bordered by changing aspens.
LeConte Canyon Rays
Sunlight peeks through the clouds and illuminates smoke from the nearby Rough Fire, looking into LeConte Canyon from Bishop Pass Trail.
The Dusy Branch kinda just falls off the edge of Dusy Basin and into LeConte Canyon.
One of the lakes towards the bottom of Dusy Basin, still smokey from some nearby wildfires.
Looking down into Dusy Basin from Bishop Pass, with LeConte Canyon in the background and some smoke from the Rough Fire.
We started with five and ended with seven. Proud to say this was the first American flag to make it to the tallest point in the contiguous United States on this Independence Day, our two veterans in the foreground. Mile 210.
Wales Lake and the Eastern Sierras from Mt. Whitney. Mile 210.
The mountains north of Mt. Whitney covered by clouds in early morning. Mile 210.
Sunrise from Whitney
Looking west from atop Mt. Whitney at sunrise. Mile 210.
Looking down Pinnacle Ridge off the east side of Mt. Whitney, towards Thor Peak and Wotans Throne. The town of Lone Pine in the distance. Mile 210.
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