Mt Lyell, Yosemite Park

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Notes of this trip


(All distances displayed on the signs are in the ancient Roman imperial system of miles. Multiply by 1.6 to get the distance).


Toulumne Meadows trailhead

Trailhead

Trailhead

Trailhead


Trailhead

First bridge

First bridge

Sunrise


First junction

First junction

First junction

First junction


In the forest

In the forest

Second junction

Second junction


Second junction

Mt Dana at sunrise

Into the Lyell canyon

Into the Lyell canyon


Into the Lyell canyon

Junction for Ireland lake

Junction for Ireland lake

Potter Point


Creek crossing

Mountain to the left

Potter Point

The meadow


First view of Mt Lyell

The meadow

The meadow

Deer


Deer

Mt Lyell and McClure

The eastern wall of the Lyell canyon

Mt Lyell to the right


Mt Lyell

Mt Lyell and McClure

The double bridge

The double bridge


At the bridge

At the bridge

At the bridge

At the bridge


The view from the switchbacks

The view from the switchbacks

The meadow from the switchbacks

The meadow from the switchbacks


The last meadow of the John Muir Trail

The last meadow of the John Muir Trail

Mt Lyell and McClure


The last meadow of the John Muir Trail

The last meadow of the John Muir Trail

The last meadow of the John Muir Trail

The last meadow of the John Muir Trail


The last meadow of the John Muir Trail

The range to the south

The meadow

The range in front (east)


To the right of the eastern range

Mt Lyell


Entering the McClure basin

Mt Lyell and left neighbors

Lyell glacier


The lower lake, which is actually two conjointed lakes

Lower lake

From the lower lake

Mt Lyell from the lower lake


Above the lower lake

Upper lake

The lower lake from the upper lake

Mt Lyell


The creek flowing into the upper lake

The creek flowing into the upper lake

The lower lake


The lower lake

Upper lake

Upper McClure lake


Lyell glacier

Lyell glacier

Lyell glacier

Upper McClure lake


Climbing

McClure lakes

Ponds to the south of the McClure basin


McClure lakes

The pillar at the entrance of the Lyell glacier

McClure lakes


Climbing towards the pillar

The view west

The view north

Climbing towards the pillar


McClure lakes

Entering the glacier

Entering the glacier

Entering the glacier


The glacier

The view northwest

The view southwest

Crossing the glacier


Crossing the glacier

Crossing the glacier

Crossing the glacier

Crossing the glacier


Crossing the glacier

Crossing the glacier

Crossing the glacier

McClure


More lakes next to McClure

More lakes next to McClure

More lakes next to McClure

Climbing the ridge between McClure and Lyell


Climbing the ridge between McClure and Lyell

McClure

McClure lakes

The view west


McClure lakes and Lyell canyon

McClure lakes and Lyell canyon

Lyell canyon

Lyell canyon


McClure

The ridge to Lyell

The bottom of Lyell


The bottom of Lyell

Glacier

All the McClure lakes

Glacier


Ascending the eastern ridge of Lyell

Ascending the eastern ridge of Lyell

Ascending the eastern ridge of Lyell

Ascending the eastern ridge of Lyell


Ascending the eastern ridge of Lyell

McClure lakes and Lyell canyon

McClure

Summit plateau


False summit

Real summit

Summit register

Summit register


Marie lakes?

Mt Banner and Ritter

Thousand Island Lake and Gem lake?

Mt Banner and Ritter


View east

Thousand Island Lake and Gem lake?


View north from McClure to east


Lyell canyon

Glacier

Marie lakes?

View southwest


Summit plateau

McClure

Marmot

Marmot

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(Copyright 2006 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me