From Lake Edison to Rovana via Italy Pass

(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi)
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Notes of this trip | Back to California hikes | Pictures of the world



Wrong trailhead: Bear Creek trailhead

Vista Point (the correct trailhead for the Bear Ridge trail

Vista Point


If instead you leave from Mono Hot Springs, you take the Bear Creek trail...

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail


Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail


Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail


Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail


Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Bear Creek trail

Junction with John Muir trail


Junction with John Muir trail

Junction with John Muir trail

John Muir trail towards Selden Pass

John Muir trail towards Selden Pass


John Muir trail towards Selden Pass

John Muir trail towards Selden Pass

John Muir trail towards Selden Pass

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy

Towards Lake Italy


Lake Italy

Mt Hilgard

View east


Lake Italy (Mt Julius Caesar to the right)

Lake Italy

Lake Italy (Mt Hilgard)

Lake Italy (mountain to the north)


Lake Italy (mountain to the northeast)

Lake Italy

Lake Italy

Lake Italy (looking east)


Lake Italy

Lake Italy

Mt Julius Caesar, Italy Pass and the false pass

The last lake and above it the false pass


Lake Italy

Mt Hilgard

Mountain to the north

Mt Julius Caesar, Italy Pass and the false pass


Mt Julius Caesar

The pass

The false pass

Italy Pass


Italy Pass

Italy Pass

Italy Pass

Mt Julius Caesar


Italy Pass

Italy Pass

Italy Pass

View north from Italy Pass


Mt Julius Caesar

Going down the west side of Italy Pass

Going down the west side of Italy Pass

Going down the west side of Italy Pass



Mt Humhreys

Going down the west side of Italy Pass

Italy Pass from the east

Italy Pass from the east


Italy Pass from the east

Italy Pass from the east

The first lake

Italy Pass and Mt Julius Caesar


The first lake

Italy Pass and Mt Julius Caesar

The false pass

Mountains to the south


Mountains to the south

Mountains to the south

The false pass is still visible

Going down east


Going down east

Going down east

Going down east

False pass, Italy Pass and Mt Julius Caesar from the east


Going down Granite Park

Going down Granite Park

Going down Granite Park

Going down Granite Park


Going down Granite Park

Going down Granite Park

Going down Granite Park

Going down Granite Park


Honeymoon Lake

Honeymoon Lake

Honeymoon Lake

Honeymoon Lake


Honeymoon Lake

Honeymoon Lake

Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes


Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes


Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes


Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes

Pine Lakes

The last foot bridge


The tungsten mine at the bottom of the switchbacks

The very steep trail


Pine Creek trailhead

Pine Creek trailhead

Pine Creek trailhead

Pine Creek trailhead


Mountains from the trailhead (notably flat-topped Mt Abbot)

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