Looking towards the Lost Cabin Mine from the trail to Round Top Lake. A small waterfall cascades to the mine site.
Stumbling across an old car chassis near a mine site on the trail to Round Top Lake.
Wildflowers on the trail to Round Top Lake.
A view of The Sisters from the meadow entering the Mokelumne Wilderness.
Storm clouds forming over The Sisters, Mokelumne Wilderness
Round Top Lake
Trail junction at Round Top Lake.
Hikers and their dogs enjoying a break at Winnemucca Lake
Wildflowers growing on the shore of Winnemucca Lake.
Fishermen on Winnemucca Lake
Hiking through the mixed forest on the trail back from Winnemucca Lake
Woods Lake Creek
The trail to Fourth of July Lake after leaving Round Top Lake
Wildflowers in snowmelt, looking south
The trail to Fourth of July Lake, with some snow remaining on Fourth of July Peak
Fourth of July Lake at the bottom of the trail. It's only a 1,200' descent in just under two miles but it feels like more than that on the way up
Fourth of July Lake visible from the trail to said lake.
Fourth of July Lake
Descending the trail to Fourth of July Lake
An assortment of wildflowers along a small creek on the trail to Fourth of July Lake
Looking up towards Fourth of July Peak from near the lake of the same name
Thunderstorms forming over Fourth of July Lake
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