Pictures of Mt Tom via the Gable Lakes

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Gable Creek trailhead (northern trailhead)

Gable Creek trailhead

Gable Creek trailhead

Tungsten factory


Pine Creek road

Ruins of the aerial tramway

Ruins of the aerial tramway

Ruins of the aerial tramway


Mt Tom

The north ridge

Mt Tom

Gable Creek


Gable Creek

Mt Tom

Glabe Creek

Wildflowers


Up the Gable Creek canyon

Up the Gable Creek canyon

Up the Gable Creek canyon

Up the Gable Creek canyon


Up the Gable Creek canyon

Up the Gable Creek canyon

Owens Valley


Up the Gable canyon

Up the Gable canyon

Up the Gable canyon

Up the Gable canyon


Up the Gable canyon

Abandoned house

Gable creek

Lower Gable Lake


Lower Gable Lake

Lower Gable Lake

Lower Gable Lake

Lower Gable Lake


Upper lake

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Both Gable lakes


Wildflowers

Both Gable lakes

Abandoned mine


Abandoned mine

Abandoned mine

Both Gable lakes

Abandoned mine


East Gable canyon

East Gable canyon

East Gable canyon

East Gable canyon


East Gable canyon

East Gable canyon

East Gable canyon

East Gable canyon


East Gable canyon

Four Gables Pass

Four Gables Pass

Four Gables Pass


Four Gables Pass

Four Gables Pass

The east canyon from the pass

Crest and Mt Tom


Four Gables

Four Gables Pass

Crest and Mt Tom

South of the pass


Four Gables

The crest

Four Gables

Looking back to the east Gable canyon


View south with Basin Mt

View south

Basin Mt


The crest

Mt Tom

Mt Tom's neighbor to the west


Looking back to the east Gable canyon

Looking back to the east Gable canyon

Mt Tom

Hanging Valley


Buttermilk country

Mt Tom

Horton Lakes

The "road" that comes up from the Horton Lakes


Mt Tom

Towards the summit

Hanging Valley mine

The old towers of the aerial tramway


View northwest

View northwest

View northwest


The summit mine

The summit mine

The final class-3 chute


Mt Tom from the east

Mt Tom from the east

Mt Tom from the east

Directions to the southern trailhead (Horton Lakes)

(to hike Mt Tom from the southern side)

Buttermilk Rd

Buttermilk Rd

Buttermilk Rd (Mt Humphreys, Basin Mt and Mt Tom)

Buttermilk Rd


Buttermilk Rd

Mt Tom from Buttermilk Rd

See where the car is?

and that's where the Horton Lakes trailhead is


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