The mountains north of Mt. Whitney covered by clouds in early morning. Mile 210.
Wales Lake and Mt. Russell from atop Mt. Whitney. Mile 210.
Mary, Tammy, and Patti breaking camp at Guitar Lake, hoping to summit Whitney by sunrise.
A small lake on top of Bighorn Plateau. We had wanted to camp here this night, but because of its exposure and being the highest point in the area, that wasn't a good idea with the sporadic thunderstorms. Mile 195.
Rick resting near Tyndall Creek.
Margie hiking down Forester Pass.
Low clouds and a setting sun looking down towards the Kearsarge Pinnacles. Mile 187.
Hiker Rick with Ranger Rick and Charlotte. Ranger Rick hikes in to the Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness with both his gear and his daughter on his back.
Jen and Patti headed up Glen Pass.
Backpacking through Kings Canyon National Park, near Fin Dome.
A meadow on the west side of Dollar Lake, with Fin Dome seen off to the south. Mile 173.
Fin Dome reflecting in Dollar Lake. Mile 173.
Woods Creek Suspension Bridge
The Woods Creek Suspension Bridge. Mile 169.
Patti heading down from Pinchot Pass.
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.
Tammy, Mary, Margie, and Patti taking a break after Mather Pass. Mile 152.
A hiker ascends Mather Pass from the south side. Mile 151.
One of the many switchbacks climbing up to 12,100' Mather Pass. Mile 150.
Le Conte Canyon
Evening looking towards Le Conte Canyon from above Starr Camp. Mile 132.
"Coyote", Patti, and Mary in Muir Hut.
Evolution Lake Reflections
Early morning reflections in a small pond near Evolution Lake. Mile 122.
Darwin Creek where it intersects the John Muir Trail. Mile 121.
A mix of horses and mules cross the South Fork of the San Joaquin River packed with supplies. Mile 112.