Pictures of Mt Hawkins

(Copyright 2010 Piero Scaruffi)
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The last campground

The road by the campground (last legal place to park overnight)

No overnight parking beyond this point

The tiny parking lot at the trailhead


The trailhead by the road, just before the dam

The trail

Lake Sabrina's resort

Lake Sabrina's resort


Lake Sabrina's resort

Lake Sabrina and White Mountains

Lake Sabrina

First view of Mt Darwin (tiny highest point)


Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina


Sunrise over Lake Sabrina

Sunrise over Lake Sabrina

Sunrise over Lake Sabrina

Sunrise over Lake Sabrina


Mountains to the northwest of Lake Sabrina

Mt Haeckel from Lake Sabrina

Mountains to the northwest of Lake Sabrina

Mountains to the west of Lake Sabrina


Mountains to the west of Lake Sabrina

Mountains south of Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina

The trail


Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Blue Lake


Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Mountains southwest

Mountains southeast


Mountains southeast

Mt Darwin from Blue Lake


Crossing to the other side

The trail

To Dingleberry Lake

The trail


Towards Dingleberry Lake

Towards Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Mountains from Dingleberry Lake (Mt Haeckel is the highest)


Mountains from Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Fork to Midnight Lake and Hungry Packer Lake


Dingleberry Lake

Dingleberry Lake

Crossing Dingleberry Lake

Crossing Dingleberry Lake


Towards Midnight Lake

Towards Midnight Lake

Towards Midnight Lake

Fork to Midnight Lake or Hungry Packer Lake




Mt Darwin's East Face

The chute to ascend from Midnight Lake

Mt Darwin and Midnight Lake

AScending the chute


Midnight lake

Mt Darwin

Mt Hawkins and Mt Darwin

Ascending the chute


Ascending the chute

Midnight Lake and Dingleberry Lake

Owens Valley and the White Mountains to the east


Midnight Lake


East face of Mt Darwin

Mountains to the north of Dingleberry

Mountains to the north of Dingleberry


Ascending the chute

First view of Hungry Packer Lake at the top of the chute

The chute behind me


Hungry Packer Lake to the left

Ascending the crest (Haeckel on the upper left, the pinnacle on the right)

Hungry Packer Lake

View of the top of chute as it splits the crest in two


The waterfall that feeds Hungry Packer Lake

The waterfall that feeds Hungry Packer Lake

The waterfall that feeds Hungry Packer Lake

Mt Haeckel top right


The valley up to the Haeckel-Darwin pass (Haeckel on the left, Hawkins on the right)

Midnight Lake to Dingleberry Lake

Midnight Lake to Dingleberry Lake to Owens Valley

Mt Hawkins to the right


Midnight Lake from past the pinnacle

The steep chute to Midnight Lake

Midnight Lake to Owens Valley

Moonlight Lake, east of Hungry Packer Lake and higher of it


... way higher

and mountains behind it

Last view of Midnight Lake

First lake in the valley


But there are many little ponds

The pinnacle behind me (the steep chute is on its left, the crest and mild chute are behind it)

Second lake and Mt Haeckel

Second lake


Second lake

Both lakes before the waterfall

The pinnacle

The southern ridge to Haeckel


Mountains behind me

Lakes behind me

Lakes behind me

Lakes behind me


Last lake and Mt Haeckel

Up the chute towards Mt Hawkins

Up the chute towards Mt Hawkins

Mt Haeckel and Mt Wallace to its right


Up the chute

Mt Haeckel and Mt Wallace

Mt Haeckel

At the crest


A pass to the left

The other side


The other side (the slope goes down to Evolution Lake)


The chute on the other side

The chute on the other side

The crest to Mt Hawkins


Mt Darwin and Mt Hawkins

Mt Darwin

Ascending Mt Hawkins

Ascending Mt Hawkins


The Palisades in the distance

Mt Haeckel and Mt Wallace

The last lake at the foot of Mt Haeckel

The other side of the Haeckel-Darwin Pass


Mt Wallace

and its glacier

Ascending Mt Hawkins

Ascending Mt Hawkins


The chute behind me

The summit

Mt Darwin


The rib that leads from Mt Hawkins to Mt Darwin

A chute to go down the other side

The other side

The other side going down to Evolution Lake


View west from the top


Mt Wallace and the Haeckel-Darwin pass

The wall between the Haeckel-Darwin pass and "the other side"

The other side towards Sapphire lake (John Muir trail)


The other side towards Sapphire lake (John Muir trail)

Mt Haeckel and the last lake

Mt Wallace and the Haeckel-Darwin pass

Lake to the right of Spencer


Palisades

Palisades to the left and far to the right Williamson

Haeckel-Darwin pass to the left, Mt Hawkins crest and the wall to the right

The summit


Mt Darwin's east face

Mt Darwin's east face

Blue Heron Lake

Mt Lamack in the distance, Lamarck Pass, and the route to the Darwin glacier (lower half)


Rib from Hawkins to Darwin

I didn't find a register so i started one

I didn't find a register so i started one


Hungry Packer Lake and its higher eastern neighbor, Moonlight Lake

Blue Heron Lake to Owens Valley

Hungry Packer Lake and its higher eastern neighbor, Moonlight Lake

Blue Heron Lake


Owens Valley and the white mountains from Mt Hawkins' top


The vertical northern side of Mt Hawkins

The vertical northern side of Mt Hawkins

One of the two chutes to go down to Blue Heron Lake


The lake on the other side

The chute

A bit too steep

The lake on the other side


Mt Hawkins' vertical northern side

Mt Hawkins' vertical northern side

Another chute

This one is aligned with Haeckel's nothern ridge


The lake on the other side

Blue Heron Lake

Blue Heron Lake

The chute


The glacier

The glacier

The glacier

Mt Darwin's east face


The chute

Mt Darwin's east face


More lakes on the way down

More lakes on the way down


More lakes on the way down

More lakes on the way down

More lakes on the way down

More lakes on the way down


More lakes on the way down (Topsy Turvy?)

More lakes on the way down

More lakes on the way down

More lakes on the way down


Following the creek

Following the creek

Following the creek

Following the creek


Following the creek

Following the creek

Following the creek


Mt Hawkins and Mt Darwin

Lake Sabrina

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