Crossing the Sierra from Edison Lake to Mosquito Flat, California

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Notes of this trip



Towards the resort (keep going past this sign)

Towards the resort

The resort

The resort


The ferry across Lake Edison

The eastern side of the lake


Lake Edison

Lake Edison

Lake Edison

The ferry landing


The ferry landing

The ferry landing

The ferry landing

The ferry landing


The ferry landing

The junction just past the ferry landing


The Mono Creek flowing into the lake

The Mono Creek flowing into the lake

The Mono Creek flowing into the lake

The Mono Creek flowing into the lake


The Mono Creek flowing into the lake

The Mono Creek flowing into the lake

The Mono Creek flowing into the lake

The John Muir Wilderness sign


Junction with the John Muir trail to Selden Pass

Junction with the John Muir trail to Selden Pass (follow the sign for Silver Pass)

Junction with the Mono Creek trail (turn right here)

Sunrise


A pass in the south (Selden?)

Junction with Laurent Creek

The trail in the forest

Crossing the Laurent Creek (in august)


The Laurent Creek

The Laurent Creek

Mt Hopkins

Mt Hopkins


The Mono Creek trail

The Mono Creek trail

The Mono Creek trail


Junction with the Hopkins trail

Meeting the group that is coming from the other side

Exchanging car keys

and information


and more information

Rocky mountain on the other side

Junction to Pioneer Basin


Creek crossing

Finally crossing the Mono Creek to the southern side

The valley behind us

The valley behind us


The mountains around

The mountains around

The mountains around

The trail


The pass far away

Mono Rock?

Up the switchbacks

Up the switchbacks


The saddle (false pass)

Meadow before the lakes

Meadow before the lakes

Meadow before the lakes


Meadow before the lakes

Meadow before the lakes

The Mono Creek valley behind us

First lake


Second lake

Mountains to the south

The mountains to the north

Restrooms at the second lake


The lake from high above

The lake from high above

Mono Rock behind us

Above the tree line


The lakes below us from the plateau

The Mono Creek valley below us from the plateau

The trail to the saddle (false pass)

The trail to the saddle (false pass)


The plateau between the lakes and the saddle

The lakes below us

The mountains behing and above Mono Rock

The mountains southwest


The mountains north

Past the saddle

Past the saddle

Past the saddle


Summit Lake

Summit Lake

Summit Lake

Summit Lake


Summit Lake

Near Mono Pass

Near Mono Pass

Near Mono Pass


Mono Pass

View south from Mono Pass

The trail behind us


View south from Mono Pass

The trail ahead

Mono Pass

The view south


Mono Pass

Mono Pass

Mono Pass

Mt Starr to the east


Mt Starr to the east

Mono Pass behind us as we head down

First little lake on the other side


First little lake on the other side

Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake


Little Lakes Valley

The view south

Ruby Lake

Little Lakes Valley


The upper section of the Little Lakes Valley

Mt Starr above us

Flowers

Mt Starr above us


Mt Starr above us

Flowers

Ruby Lake

Mt Starr above us


Mono Pass is to the right of the trees

Mono Pass is to the right of the trees

Little Lakes Valley

Flowers


The view west

Mono Pass is not visible anymore

Mt Starr

The Ruby creek


Mono Pass is not visible anymore

The view west

Junction with the Ruby Lake trail

Mt Starr


Little Lakes Valley

Little Lakes Valley

Little Lakes Valley

Little Lakes Valley


Little Lakes Valley

Mono Pass

Little Lakes Valley

Little Lakes Valley


Near Mosquito Trail

Junction with the Little Lakes Valley trail

Mosquito Flat

Mosquito Flat


John Muir Wilderness sign

Mosquito Flat's trailhead

Mosquito Flat's trailhead

Mosquito Flat's trailhead

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(Copyright 2003 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me