Crossing the Sierras from Kings Canyon to Onion Valley

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Notes of this trip | Other photos of this hike


See this page for the first part of the trail from Roads End to the junction with the Sphinx Creek trail

Click here for the trail up to the Sphinx junction

Click here for the trail from Sphinx junction to East Lake junction

At the junction with the Sphinx Creek trail

Bubbs Creek

A few creak crossings

but mostly a nice walk in the woods



In the distance, the Kearsarge Pinnacles

The mountains across the creek

Junction meadow

Wildflowers


East Lake junction

The East Lake canyon

Waterfall on the other side

Rapids near Vidette Meadow


The mountain above

The rapids from above

The top of the rapids

More rapids


More rapids

Towards Vidette Meadow


Waterfall/I

Waterfall/II

Waterfall/III

Towards Vidette Meadow


In the distance, Kearsarge Pass

More waterfalls

The rapids from above

The junction before Vidette Meadow


Meeting the group that is hiking in the opposite direction

Kearsarge Pinnacles

Center Mountain way south

The tree line under the lakes


The Vidette across the canyon

In the Kearsarge basin

Bullfrog Lake

One of the Kearsarge Lakes


Kearsarge Pass further east

The mountains on the west

The Kearsage Lakes


The Kearsage Lakes

The trail to the Pass

The trail to the Pass

The Pass


The trail

Bullfrog Lake

The Pass

The Kearsarge Lakes and Bullfrog Lake


The mountains in front

Kearsarge Pass

Kearsarge Pass

The first view of Owens Valley


A lake right below the pass on the other side

The vegetation on the other side

Another lake

The steep trail down


Yet another lake

The first view of the town of Independence

Another waterfall

Waterfall and lake


Yet another waterfall

The first view of the parking lot

and the last view of Kearsarge Pass


The Kearsarge Pass trailhead at the parking lot

The trailhead

The 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