Pictures of Florence Lake to North Lake via Piute Pass

(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi)
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Florence Lake: the direction of the hike

The cabin with the phone (the water was very high in july 2008)

First fork to Selden Pass

Deer at dawn


First view of the Joaquin River

The Joaquin River

The Joaquin River

Second fork for Selden Pass


Second fork for Selden Pass

Where i came from (Lake Florence)

The trail

Junction with the Piute Creek Trail


Junction with the Piute Creek Trail

Junction with the Piute Creek Trail

Junction with the Piute Creek Trail

Junction with the Piute Creek Trail


Piute Creek

Steep switchbacks along the Piute Creek

Mountains west

Mountains east


Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Trail


Piute Creek

Trail

Piute Creek


Trail

Mountains south

Piute Creek

Piute Creek


Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Piute Creek


Flowers

Flowers

Flowers


Piute Creek

Mountains south (Evolution region)

Piute Creek


Piute Creek

The other side

A small camp

Creek crossing


Flowers

Flowers

Flowers

Flowers


Flowers

Flowers

Flowers


The other side

The other side

Piute Creek

Piute Creek


The trail

Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Piute Creek


Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Piute Creek


Piute Creek

The trail

Gate

The trail


Piute Creek

The other side

Flower

Piute Creek


Flowers

Flowers

Flowers

Flowers


Piute Creek and Pilot Knob

Piute Creek

Piute Creek

Piute Creek


Piute Creek

Flower Parade (columbine)

Flower Parade (columbine)

Flower Parade (columbine)


Flower Parade (columbine)

Flower Parade (columbine)

Flower Parade (columbine)

Flower Parade (columbine)


Piute Creek

Flower Parade (Tiger Lily)

Flower Parade (Sneezeweed)

Flower Parade (Tigerlily)


Flower Parade (Tigerlily)

Flower Parade (Tigerlily)

Flower Parade (Tigerlily)

Flower Parade (swamp onion)


Flower Parade

Flower Parade

Flower Parade

Flower Parade


Flower Parade (Fireweed)

Flower Parade (Paintbrush)

Flower Parade


Flower Parade (Alpine Aster)

Flower Parade

Flower Parade (Lupines)


The other side

Flowers (Mariposa Lily)


Meadow

Meadow

Pilot Knob

Pinnacles on the left


Meadow

Meadow

Meadow and Pilot Knob

Pinnacles on the left


Creek crossing

Flowers

Trail


Piute Creek

Trail

Flowers


Flowers

Flowers

Mushroom

Flowers


Hutchinson Meadow

Fork to Piute Pass

Don't take this one

Take this one


Trail

Flower

Flower


The quintuple creek crossing

The quintuple creek crossing

The quintuple creek crossing


The quintuple creek crossing

The quintuple creek crossing

Gate

Trail


Trail

Trail

Mushroom


Mountains emerge from the south

Mountains emerge from the south

Mountains emerge from the south


Mountains where i came from (west)

At the tree line

At the tree line

Mountains south


Golden Trout Lake

Evolution Region

Lake


Mountains south

Mountains south

Creek crossing

Mountains south


Mt Humphreys? (looking northwest from Piute Pass

Evolution Region

Creek crossing

Evolution Region


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Creek crossing

Plateau before the pass

Creek crossing


Plateau

Trail

Flowers

Plateau looking west


Evolution region

Summit lake


Chipmunk

Summit lake

Strange sign

Summit lake and plateau


The plateau looking west

Piute Pass

Piute Pass

Mt Darwin


Piute Pass

Piute Pass

The eastern side of Piute Pass


The eastern side of Piute Pass

The eastern side of Piute Pass

Looking back to Piute Pass


Looking back to Piute Pass

First major lake

First major lake

First major lake


Looking back to Piute Pass

More lakes

Levin Lake

Levin Lake


Mt Emerson's craigs

The jungle below

Into the jungle

Last two creek crossings


Last two creek crossings

Fork to Lamarck Lakes

Fork to Lamarck Lakes

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