Hiking from Lake Sabrina to the Haeckel-Darwin Pass

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The last campground

The road by the campground (last legal place to park overnight)

No overnight parking beyond this point

The tiny parking lot at the trailhead


The trailhead by the road, just before the dam

The trail

Lake Sabrina's resort

Lake Sabrina's resort


Lake Sabrina's resort

Lake Sabrina and White Mountains

Lake Sabrina

First view of Mt Darwin (tiny highest point)


Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina


Sunrise over Lake Sabrina

Sunrise over Lake Sabrina

Sunrise over Lake Sabrina

Sunrise over Lake Sabrina


Mountains to the northwest of Lake Sabrina

Mt Haeckel from Lake Sabrina

Mountains to the northwest of Lake Sabrina

Mountains to the west of Lake Sabrina


Mountains to the west of Lake Sabrina

Mountains south of Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina

The trail


Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Blue Lake


Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Mountains southwest

Mountains southeast


Mountains southeast

Mt Darwin from Blue Lake


Crossing to the other side

The trail

To Dingleberry Lake

The trail


Towards Dingleberry Lake

Towards Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Mountains from Dingleberry Lake (Mt Haeckel is the highest)


Mountains from Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Fork to Midnight Lake and Hungry Packer Lake


Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Crossing Dingleberry Lake

Crossing Dingleberry Lake


Towards Hungry Packer Lake

Towards Hungry Packer Lake

Towards Hungry Packer Lake

For to Midnight Lake or Hungry Packer Lake


For to Midnight Lake or Hungry Packer Lake

Mt Darwin

Mountains to the south

Towards Hungry Packer Lake


Towards Hungry Packer Lake

Towards Hungry Packer Lake

Towards Hungry Packer Lake

Waterfall


Waterfall

Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake


Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Moonlight Lake

Moonlight Lake


Moonlight Lake

Climbing the ledges to the south of Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake


Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Climbing the ledges to the south of Hungry Packer Lake


Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Mountains to the southwest

Mt Haeckel


Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

View southeast

View southeast


Hungry Packer Lake

Into the canyon of Mt Haeckel (highest point) and Mr Darwin (not visible yet)

Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake


The waterfall that feeds Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

Hungry Packer Lake

The waterfall that feeds Hungry Packer Lake


The waterfall that feeds Hungry Packer Lake

Crest south of Mt Darwin

Mt Haeckel to the left

Up towards Haeckel Col


First lake above Hungry Packer Lake

Lake

Lake

Lake


Lake

Up the valley

The wall separating this plateau from the Evolution side

Second Lake


Second lake

Second lake

Second lake

Mt Haeckel


Second lake

Towards the pass

The terrain


Mt Haeckel

View below

View below

Mt Darwin


Mt Haeckel

The wall at the top of the valley

The last lake


Up towards Haeckel Col

Up towards Haeckel Col

Up towards Haeckel Col


Mt Haeckel and the last lake

Up towards Haeckel Col

Up towards Haeckel Col

Up towards Haeckel Col


Mt Haeckel

The crest between Haeckel and Darwin

View below


View below

View below

Up towards the crest


Up towards Haeckel Col

Up towards Haeckel Col

Up towards Haeckel Col


At the crest

At the crest

Panoramic: The other (western) side

Panoramic: The other (western) side of Haeckel Col with an unnamed lake and Sapphire Lake at the bottom of the canyon


Panoramic: View towards Sapphire Lake

Panoramic: The western ridge of Mt Spencer coming up from Sapphire Lake

The lake south of Mt Spencer


Mountain to the southwest of Haeckel

Sapphire Lake

Western ridge of Mt Spencer

Western ridge of Mt Spencer

Click here for Haeckel Col to Evolution Lake | Click here for Mt Darwin


Going down Haeckel Col via Midnight Lake


Midnight Lake

The ridge that separates Midnight Lake and Hungry Packer Lake

Midnight Lake and Dingleberry Lake

Moonlight Lake and Hungry Packer Lake to the south of the ridge


Midnight Lake, Dingleberry Lake, etc

Hungry Packer Lake

Dingleberry and Blue Lake

Mt Haeckel above the ridge


The ridge

Mt Darwin from the ridge

The ridge

Mt Darwin and Mt Mendel from Midnight Lake


The ridge

The ridge

The lakes

The ridge


The ridge

Mt Darwin above Midnight Lake

Mt Darwin and its northeastern ridge

Coming down the ridge


Coming down the ridge

Chute to descend to Midnight Lake

Mt Darwin from Midnight Lake

Chute and ridge to descend to Midnight Lake


Small lake

Small lake

Waterfall


Mt Darwin to the right

The route to come down to Midnight Lake

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(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi | Terms of use)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me