Mt Brewer via East Lake and the Sphinx Lakes

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Click here for the pictures from Roads End to the junction with the Avalanche Pass/ Sphinx Creek trail.
Click here for the pictures from Roads End to East Lake.
Below are the pictures from East Lake to Mt Brewer.

Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge from East Lake

A good place to cross the lake

A good place to cross the lake

The other way to cross the lake


Crossing the lake

East Lake

First creek on the western side of the lake


Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake


Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake


Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake


Views above East Lake

Views above East Lake

Mt Brewer

Views above East Lake


Mt Brewer

Mt Brewer

Views from above the lake


Views from above the lake

Views from above the lake

Views from above the lake

Ouzel Creek


Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

East Lake

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge


Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge


Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge


East Lake

North Guard

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge


Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge


Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

East Lake


Mt Brewer

North Guard

Mt Brewer and neighbor to the south

Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge


Climbing towards the Eastern Ridge

Right below the first storey of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Below the first storey

Below the first storey


Climbing the first storey

Climbing the first storey

Climbing the first storey

Climbing the first storey


Climbing the first storey

Climbing the first storey

On top of the first storey

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge


Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge


North Guard

North Guard

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge


Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge


Climbing the storeys of Mt Brewer's Eastern Ridge

East Lake

East Lake

East Lake


East Lake

South of East Lake

North Guard

Summit plateau of Mt Brewer


View east from the Summit plateau

Summit plateau

The "barrier" that connects Mt Brewer to the south and blocks the Ouzel canyon

The "barrier"


Up the summit plateau

You can clearly see the false summit and the real summit behind it

Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit


North Guard

Up towards the (false) eastern summit

North Guard

Up towards the (false) eastern summit


Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit


Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit

Up towards the (false) eastern summit


Up towards the (false) eastern summit

The real summit behind the false one

The barrier

Mt Brewer's summit


At the top

At the top

At the top

The real summit


At the top

Views from the top: South Guard

Views from the top (Lake Brewer, the Sphinx Pass and the Sphinx Col.)

Sphinx Pass to North Guard


North Guard

Views from the top

Views from the top

Views from the top


Views east from the top


Views south from the top


Views from the top

The Sphinx Pass

The register

The northwestern face from the top


The barrier from the top

The barrier from the top

The false eastern summit from the real summit


Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face


Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face


The various peaks of Mt Brewer (click to see which one has the summit register)

Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face

Descending the northwestern face


The Sphinx Col.

The Sphinx Col.

View southwest

View southwest

Ksenya's photos
Valeriane's photos
Mihai's photos
Click here for the pictures from Sphinx Pass to Roads End

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(Copyright 2005 Piero Scaruffi | Terms of use )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me