Pictures of Caltech Peak

(Copyright 2010 Piero Scaruffi)
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Shepherd Pass

Mt Tyndall

Junction Peak (top left) and southern subpeaks of Junction Peak


First view of the Great Western Divide

Milestone Peak

Diamond Mesa

Mt Williamson in the distance


Great Western Divide


Junction Peak's seven peaks (the summit is on the left)

Williamson and Tyndall

Mt Williamson

Mt Tyndall


Junction Peak's seven peaks

Coasting the Diamond Mesa

Mt Tyndall

Coasting the Diamond Mesa


Mt Williamson far to the southeast

Junction Peak to the northeast

Milestone Peak far to the west

The lake north of Diamond Mesa


The lake north of Diamond Mesa

The lake north of Diamond Mesa (Milestone and Midway to the right)


Great Western Divide


Mt Tyndall

Southern part of the Great Western Divide

Southern side of Caltech Peak

Milestone Peak, Midway Table


Looking north

Great Western Divide to the east

A chute to climb Diamond Mesa

Turning north


Caltech Peak

A bone

Corner Lake and Caltech Peak

Corner Lake


Corner Lake

Corner Lake

Mt Tyndall

Corner Lake


Diamond Mesa and Corner Lake

Diamond Mesa and Corner Lake

Diamond Mesa and Corner Lake

Caltech Peak (the summit is to the very right)


Corner Lake and a bit of Williamson in the distance

Hitting the John Muir trail

Corner Lake, Tyndall and Williamson

Heading norh on the John Muir trail


Corner Lake

Caltech Peak

Junction Peak's main peak

Leaving the JMT


Up the slope to the left

Coasting the waterfall

Caltech Peak

Lots of water


A new lake appears to the south

Caltech Peak

Forrester Pass (the dark notch) and Junction Peak

The last lake and Junction Peak


The last lake

The last lake and Junction Peak

View south

From the last lake to Corner Lake


The last lake and Junction Peak

Junction Peak

View summit

False summit


Forrester Pass

Mt Williamson, Mt Tyndall, Diamond Mesa and the lakes

Mt Williason and Mt Tyndall

Mt Whitney


View far south

False summit

Junction Peak

False summits of Junction Peak


Junction Peak and Diamond Mesa

Up the slope

Up the slope


Up the slope

False summit

Up the slope

Another false summit


View south

False summit

False summit

The real summit finally appears behind the second false summit


Great Western Divide from Centennial to Thunder

Colby Pass, Centennial and Milestone

Milestone Peak

Two passes south of Centennial


Great Western Divide

The Great Western Divide and the Lake South America basin

Junction Peak

Mt Keith


Forrester Pass, Mt Keith and Junction Peak

Forrester Pass

Climbing up Caltech Peak

Shepherd Pass and Mt Williamson


Mt Williamson, Mt Tyndall and Mt Whitney


Mt Tyndall

Mt Whitney

Climbing up Caltech Peak

Great Western Divide, Lake South America basin and Milly's Pass (far right)


The summit

The summit

The summit

Mt Erickson and Harrison Pass


Gregory's Monument and Mt Stanford

Mountains to the northeast

Where i came from

View south (where the (John Muir trail goes)


View north


Mt Keith, Junction Peak and Mt Williamson


Mt Williamson, Mt Tyndall, Mt Whitney


Great Western Divide (click for names)


Corner Lake

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(Copyright 2010 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me