Pictures of Middle Palisade

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Notes of this trip



The south fork trail from Glacier Lodge

Middle Palisade and Mt Clyde in the distance


The south fork trail from Glacier Lodge

The south fork

The south fork

The south fork


The south fork

The south fork

The south fork

The mountain turns green in the evening


The south fork

Ascending towards Willow Lake

Ascending towards Willow Lake

Ascending towards Willow Lake


Ascending towards Willow Lake

Ascending towards Willow Lake

Ascending towards Willow Lake

Ascending towards Willow Lake


The south fork

The south fork

The south fork (Palisade Crest, Mt Jepson, Mt Sill

The south fork


Willow Lake in the morning

Willow Lake in the evening

Mt Sill and Mt Gayley from above Willow Lake


The south fork trail

The turnout to Willow Lake

The turnout to Willow Lake


Middle Palisade and Clyde Peak

Middle Palisade and Clyde Peak


Palisade Crest and Scimitar Pass

Mt Jepson

Mt Sill

Mt Sill and Mt Gayley


Rapids

Rapids

Rapids


Flowers

Mountains to the right

Mt Sill and Mt Gayley

Pond


Pond

Brainerd Lake


Brainerd Lake in the fall

Brainerd Lake in the fall

Middle Palisade reflected in Brainerd Lake

Disappointment Peak


Brainerd Lake in the fall

Brainerd Lake, Middle Palisade, Mt CLyde

Middle Palisade and Mt CLyde

Middle Palisade


Roots and stone

View west

Climbing above Brainerd Lake

Brainerd Lake


Brainerd Lake

Climbing above Brainerd Lake

Brainerd Lake

Willow Lake


Willow Lake

Climbing above Brainerd Lake

Willow Lake


Finger Lake

Finger Lake

Finger Lake

Finger Lake


Finger Lake

Finger Lake

Finger Lake

Finger Lake


Finger Lake

Finger Lake

Finger Lake


Finger lake in the fall

Finger lake in the fall

Finger lake in the fall

Finger lake in the fall


Finger lake in the fall

Middle Palisade

Middle Palisade


Middle Palisade

Finger Lake

Waterfall upstream from Finger Lake


Finger Lake

Middle Palisade

Finger Lake

Finger Lake


Finger Lake

Finger Lake

Middle Palisade and Clyde Peak

Pond above the waterfall


Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier


Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier


Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier


Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier

Up the gully to the glacier


Entering the glacier

Finger Lake and pond

The rib and the Middle Palisade

The Clyde glacier


The rib

A bit of ice

The rib and the chutes

Up the rib


Mountain to the southeast

Mountain to the southeast

The chutes of the Middle Palisade


The main chute of the Middle Palisade

Mountain to the southeast

Middle Palisades chutes (from right to left): the "red rocks" (that lead to the main chute that then bends diagonally left), the north chute (that at some point intersects with the main chute) and the east chute (that only i seem to prefer)

Finger Lake, Brainerd Lake and a new lake to the right


Finger Lake and Brainerd Lake

Mt Sill and Mt Gayley

The "red rocks" route


The "red rocks" route

Coasting the glacier

Coasting the glacier

The point where you climb


The point where you climb

Climbing

The glacier from above

The three lakes from above


Finger Lake

Brainerd Lake

Willow Lake

Click here for photos of the main chute route (easier)


Climbing the East Chute


Disappointment Peak

East Chute

East Chute

East Chute


East Chute

East Chute

Looking down into the east chute

Looking down into the east chute


Pond, Finger, Brainerd

East chute

The chimneys help bypass difficult steps

Near the summit


Pond, Finger, Brainerd

All the northern lakes

Near the summit

The summit up there


Near the summit

At the top

The real summit


Recapitualing: the chimneys were helpful

Recapitualing: the chimneys were helpful

Recapitualing: the chimneys were helpful

Recapitualing: the chimneys were helpful


Recapitulating: the chimneys were helpful

Recapitulating: the chimneys were helpful

Views from the top


Southern views

Southern views

Southern views

Southern views


Southern views

View south

View south

View south


The lakes on the south side (Palisade Lakes on the John Muir trail)

The lakes on the south side

Palisade Crest, North Palisade, Polemonium, Mt Sill

Clyde Peak and Mt Sill


Views southeast

Real summit

The east side of the top

Summit register


Mt Sill

The glacier below

Finger Lake

The way we came


Lake to the east (Southfork Pass lake)

Lake to the east (Southfork Pass lake)

To the east (Southfork Pass lake)

Video from the top - take1 | Video from the top - take1


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(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me