The trail along the east side of Wanda Lake, named after John Muir's oldest daughter, approaching Muir Pass. Mile 126.
Looking south on the west shore of Marie Lake. Mile 99.
Trail to Garnet Lake
Red Mountain Heather growing on the trail leading into Garnet Lake. Mile 44.
A small lake between Lake Marjorie and Pinchot Pass. Mile 159.
Passing Cardinal Mountain in Upper Basin. Mile 153.
Red Mountain Heather
Wildflowers on the trail towards Mather Pass. Mile 148.
A young buck feeds at the small unnamed lake near Starr Camp. Mile 132.
Red Mountain Heather on the trail going down the east side of Evolution Lake. Smoke from a nearby fire adds some haze to the air. Mile 123.
Wildflowers on the trail to Evolution Lake. Mile 122.
The trail near Evolution Lake. Mile 122.
Marie Lake as seen from the climb towards Selden Pass. Mile 99.
Red Mountain Heather on the west shore of Marie Lake. Mile 99.
Red mountain heather on the west shore of Marie Lake, looking south towards Selden Pass. Mile 99.
The west shore of Marie Lake looking towards Selden Pass. Mile 99.
Marie Lake Trail
The trail follows the west shore of Marie Lake towards Selden Pass. Mile 99.
Red Mountain Heather on the shores of Marie Lake, 10,576'. Mile 99.
A small seasonal lake on the south side of Silver Pass. Mile 82.
Chief Lake, meadows, and red mountain heather below Silver Pass. Mile 81.
The John Muir Trail going through a meadow near Chief Lake, approaching Silver Pass. Mile 81.
Silver Pass Trail
Red Mountain Heather lining the trail near a stream crossing approaching Silver Pass. Mile 80.
Silver Pass Flowers
Red Mountain Heather is everywhere on this trail - this grouping on the trail heading up to Silver Pass. Mile 80.
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