From Onion Valley to Junction Peak via Forester Pass, Eastern Sierra

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From start to end

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Towards University Pass

Lake Robinson

Lake Robinson

Lake Robinson


Lake Robinson

Lake Robinson

Towards University Pass

Towards University Pass


Up University Pass

Up University Pass

Up University Pass

Up University Pass


Up University Pass

Up University Pass

Up University Pass


Panoramic from University Pass (Mt Keith to Mt Stanford)


The John Muir trail comes up from down there

Down University Pass


Down University Pass

Down University Pass

Down University Pass

The beginning of the chute from Center Basin


At the lake in Center Basin

At the lake in Center Basin

At the lake in Center Basin

At the lake in Center Basin


The location of University Pass

The location of University Pass


Panoramic from Center Basin looking east


The JMT comes up from that valley

Contouring Center Peak

Mt Stanford in the distance

Mt Stanford in the distance


Wildflowers

Wildflowers

The John Muir Trail (JMT)

Marmot


JMT towards Forester Pass

Mt Stanford

JMT towards Forester Pass

JMT towards Forester Pass


JMT towards Forester Pass

JMT towards Forester Pass

JMT towards Forester Pass

JMT towards Forester Pass


JMT towards Forester Pass

JMT towards Forester Pass

JMT towards Forester Pass

Forester Pass


Junction Peak from the peak to its west

The route to the top from the Ski Mountaineer's Pass

The route viewed from Ski Mountaineer's Pass

A view of the chutes from below the pass


A view of the chutes from below the pass

View south to the Kaweah range

Mt Keith

The main chute (the summit block is to the right)


Looking down into the main chute

The peak to the west and Ski Mountaneer Pass

The route to the summit

The pyramidal boulder


At the summit

USGS marker

Lakes between Diamond Mesa and Great Western Divide

From University Peak to Center Basin


View south with Williamson and Whitney


Diamond Mesa

Mt Tyndall and Mt Whitney to the south


Great Western Divide with Caltech Peak


View north with Center Basin to the right


The pyramidal boulder from the summit

Ski Mountaineer Pass and the main chute from the top

The route to the top

Video from Junction Peak


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(Copyright © 2014 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me