Hiking to Mt Leconte and Mt Mallory

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Parking area

The trailhead is off this road hidden in the campground

The trailhead

The trailhead

After five minutes you hit the road again

After five minutes you hit the road again: look for this sign

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake


Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake


Towards Meysan Lake

The only junction: turn right

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake (Mt Leconte to the left and Mt Mallory to the right)


Groese

Towards Meysan Lake

The meadow and end of the trail


Skeleton

Easiest way to reach the lake

Easiest way to reach the lake

Meysan Lake


Meysan Lake

Meysan Lake

The southern wall to the plateau

The southern wall to the plateau


Around the lake

Around the lake

Around the lake

The plateau with LeConte to the left and Mallory to the right


The route to the plateau

The deadly Mallory glacier

The lake from above

The lake from above


Above the cliff

Meysan Lake to Owens Valley

Above the cliff

Above the cliff (coast this peaklet to the left)


The cliff from above

The deadly Mallory glacier

Meysan Lake to Owens Valley

The lower lakes


Inside the chute coasting the snow

Flowers

The plateau


Green stains

The lakes below

The western wall of the Mallory glacier

The western wall of the Mallory glacier


Owens Valley

Meysan Lake

The plateau

Meysan Lake


Corcoran?

The chute from above

Leconte

Leconte


The plateau and the unnamed mountain to the south

LeConte

The lakes below

The chute below


Meysan and Corcoran

Unnamed mountain between Leconte and Mallory

Snow

Snow


Leconte

Leconte


Unnamed mountain

Unnamed mountain

Mallory

Leconte


The southwestern chute of Leconte

Plaque to Kyle Ebeling

And you can see why

The groove to move east

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Mt Mallory across the plateau

View south

View south

View south


Owens Valley

Corcoran

Mallory


Unnamed mountain, plateau and Mt Mallory from Leconte

Owens Valley

Towards Mallory

Towards Mallory


Towards Mallory

The plateau and Mt Leconte

Climbing Mt Mallory


Climbing Mt Mallory

Climbing Mt Mallory

The forest to the south

Climbing Mt Mallory


Sky Blue Lake to the south

Lakes to the south

Lakes to the south

Mt Mallory's summit


Mt Mallory's summit

Mt Mallory's summit

Mt Whitney and Russell

Mt Russell


Southern lakes

Meysan lake to Owens Valley

Owens Valley

Great Western Divide in the distance


Great WEstern Divide

Mt Muir?

Leconte

The way i came


Going down

Going down

Going down


One last view of the route

Waterfall below Meysan Lake

Waterfall

Waterfall


Waterfall

Waterfall

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