Pictures of Mt Abbot

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Notes of this trip



Mt Abbot (far right) from the Mosquito Flat trailhead

Morgan Pass fork (continue towards Mono Pass)

Morgan Pass fork (continue towards Mono Pass)


Northern neighbor of Mt Abbot

Turn left to Ruby Lake

Turn left to Ruby Lake


Mt Abbot to the left

Mt Abbot to the left

Ruby Lake and Mt Abbot in the distance


Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake


Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake

Ruby Lake


Up towards Lake Mills

Up towards Lake Mills

Up towards Lake Mills

Up towards Lake Mills


Up towards Lake Mills

Up towards Lake Mills

Up towards Lake Mills

Up towards Lake Mills


Up towards Lake Mills

First clear views of the eastern couloir

First clear views of the eastern couloir

Lake Mills


Lake Mills

Lake Mills

Along the southern ridge above Lake Mills

Lake Mills


The Morgan Pass trail

Along the southern ridge above Lake Mills

Along the southern ridge above Lake Mills

Lake Mills


Along the southern ridge above Lake Mills

Lake on the southern side of the ridge (a connection to the Morgan Pass trail)

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier


Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier


Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier


Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier

Approaching the glacier


Approaching the glacier

The eastern couloir

The way up (to the right of the couloir)

Up the snow


Up the snow

Up the snow

Up the snow

Up the snow


Up the snow

Up the snow

Up the snow

Up the snow


Traversing the couloir left to right

Traversing the couloir left to right

Follow the cairns

Follow the cairns


Follow the cairns

Follow the cairns

Follow the cairns

Behind me: Lake Mills on the left and the Morgan Pass trail on the right


Summit plateau

Summit plateau

From the Summit plateau

From the Summit plateau


Lakes to the west

The blade on the summit plateau

The blade on the summit plateau

More lakes to the north


More lakes to the east

Crossing the blade

The summit

Crossing the blade


Crossing the blade

Crossing the blade

Crossing the blade

Crossing the blade


Crossing the blade

The summit

The summit

The blade below me


The summit

The summit

The summit

The summit


The summit

The summit

The summit

Panoramic east to south


Panoramic east to south

Panoramic east to south

Panoramic east to south

Panoramic east to south


Panoramic south to north

Panoramic south to north

Panoramic south to north

Panoramic south to north


Panoramic south to north

Panoramic south to north

Panoramic north to east

Panoramic north to east


Panoramic north to east

Panoramic north to east

Panoramic north to east

Panoramic north to east


Panoramic north to east

The summit

The summit

The summit


Panoramic of the High Sierra to the south

Panoramic of the High Sierra to the south

Panoramic of the High Sierra to the south (Palisades and Mt Williamson in the distance)

Panoramic of the High Sierra to the south


Panoramic of the High Sierra to the south (Mt Darwin and Lamarck)

The lakes on the Morgan Pass trail

Summit flowers

Summit flowers


The lakes below the glacier

Both the Mills-Ruby drainage and the Morgan Pass drainage

Morgan Pass drainage

Morgan Pass drainage


Lake Mills on the way back

Lake Mills on the way back

Lake Mills on the way back

Lake Mills on the way back


Lake Mills on the way back

Lake Mills on the way back

Lake Mills on the way back

One last look at Mt Abbot


Lake Mills

Lake Mills

Lake Mills

Lake Mills

Panoramic from the summit

East to South:

West (South to North):

North to East:

The High Sierra to the south:

(Mt Williamson is the big pyramid, the Palisades in the foreground)

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(Copyright © 2007 Piero Scaruffi)
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