Pictures of Mt Langley

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Notes of this trip

Highlights


From start to end

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Turn-off for the Horseshoe Meadow campground

The trailhead at Horseshow Meadow

The trailhead

The trailhead


First creek crossing

A nice wide trail

Entering the Muir Wilderness

Second "bridge"


The New Army Pass fork (follow the sign for Cottonwood Lakes)

Sunrise on the Cottonwood Lakes trail

The Muir Lake fork

First glimpse of Mt Langley


After the New Army Pass fork

After the New Army Pass fork


Sign to Cottonwood Lakes 1-2-3

Views of the mountains from there (Mt Langley)

Views of the mountains from there

Views of the mountains from there


Views of the mountains from there

Langley from below Lake 1

Langley from below Lake 1

Old Army Pass (first on the left), the Lake 5 basin and Mt Langley from Lake 2


The cabin at the first lake

Mt Langley from the first lake

Mt Langley from the first lake


The first lake

Langley from Lake 2

Lake 2

Lake 2


Pine trees

Pine trees

Pine trees

Pine trees


Lake 3

Lake 3

Lake 3


Lake 3

Lake 3

Bird staring at the hiker

Lake 3 from above


Lake 3 from above

Old Army Pass

To the right of Old Army Pass (mt Langley in the back)


To the right of Old Army Pass (mt Langley in the back)

Old Army Pass reflected in Lake 4

The trail runs through Lake 4 and Lake 5


Lake 5

NOT Army Pass

Lake 5

Lake 5


Lake 5 and Langley

Marmot

Marmot

Coasting lake 4 towards Old Army Pass


Lake 4 from the switchbacks to Old Army Pass

Lake 4 from the switchbacks to Old Army Pass

Almost at Old Army Pass

Lake 4 and 5 from Old Army Pass


Lake 4 and 5 from Old Army Pass

Lake 4 and 5 from Old Army Pass

Almost at Old Army Pass

Old Army Pass


Sign at the pass

The slope to Mt Langley (not visible yet)

Old Army Pass, lake 4 and lake 5

Marmot


Old Army Pass from slightly above

Lake 3,4,5 from above Old Army Pass

Looking towards New Army Pass

Lakes 2,3,4,5 from above Old Army Pass


Lakes 3 and 4

Mt Langley in all its glory

The five Cottonwood Lakes in all their glory

The five Cottonwood Lakes


Panorama of the Cottonwood Basin


Looking towards New Army Pass

The Cottonwood Lakes

The Cottonwood Lakes nd the way we came


You can't see Langley yet, but you can see a lot of Sierra peaks north of the pass


The trail towards Langley

The trail towards Langley

The trail

The trail


Finally Langley appears

Mt Langley

Mt Langley


The view north

The trail and (all the way to the right) the way to Tuttle Creek

The view north

The view north


Rock formations on the way to Langley

View west

Approaching Mt Langley

View west


North

Beginning to climb Langley

Beginning to climb Langley

Lake on the west side


View of the Cottonwood basin

The view behind (the pass)

View of Owens Valley

The trail


The summit plateau

The summit 100 meters away

The summit block and the register

View north


Panorama north (Whitney in the clouds, Leconte very near)


The Tuttle Creek route

Leconte in the foreground, Whitney in the background (and in the clouds)

The south fork chute under the lowest cloud

Owens Valley through the clouds


Mt Langley's summit

At the summit under black clouds

USGS marker

USGS marker


Panorama west


Whitney on a cloudy day

Leconte and behind it Russell on a cloudy day

The other side of the summit plateau

View north


Mt Whitney from Mt Langley

Tuttle Creek to Owens Valley

Owens Valley

Mt Leconte in the foreground and Mt Whitney in the background


The Tuttle Creek below the summit

Cirque Peak?

Hikers coming up the plateau

The summit plateau


Cottonwood lakes and Cirque Peak

Army Pass, Cottonwood lakes, Cirque Peak


View of the Sierra peaks with Mt Whitney in the center


Route from Tuttle Creek

Route from Tuttle Creek

Route from Tuttle Creek

Route from Tuttle Creek


Route from Tuttle Creek

Route from Tuttle Creek

Route from Tuttle Creek
Video from the top

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(Copyright © 2011 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions)
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me