Pictures of Kuna Peak

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Highlights


From start to end

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Mono Pass trailhead

Mono Pass trailhead

Distance to Mono Pass and Parker Pass from the Mono Pass trailhead (multiply by 1.6)

The destination: the Kuna ridge


The trail shrinks before the fork

Multiply by 1.6 to get the distance from the fork to Spillway Lake

Distances from the Spillway fork to Mono Pass and Parker Pass (multiply by 1.6)

On the way to Spillway Lake


On the way to Spillway Lake

On the way to Spillway Lake

On the way to Spillway Lake

Spillway Lake


Spillway Lake

Spillway Lake

View north from Spillway Lake

The Kuna ridge from Spillway Lake


Spillway Lake

The Mono Pass side

Helen Lake

Helen Lake


The Kuna ridge

The Kuna ridge

The Kuna ridge


Helen Lake

Helen Lake and Spillway Lake viewed from the northern tip of the Kuna ridge

Helen Lake from the ridge


View from Tuolumne Meadows to Helen Lake

View north

Mt Joyce (just south of Helen Lake)

Waves on a very windy day


Helen Lake

Other lakes


View west

View north

Lyell Glacier

View west


The other side of the crest

The other side of the crest

John Muir trail

John Muir trail


Lyell glacier

View north from Mt Joyce

Helen Lake from Mt Joyce


View north

Lyell glacier

Mt Dana


Kuna Peak is on the eastern side of the Kuna ridge

The other (southern) side of the crest


The other (southern) side of the crest

The other side of the crest

Helen Lake and Spillway Lake


Ascending the ridge

False summit


Mt Dana

Mono Lake


More false peaks

More false peaks

The ridge going north and Mt Dana in the distance

The ridge going north and Mt Dana in the distance


View north

The real summit

The real summit

The real summit


The real summit

The gap between the northern horn and the southern horn


Ansel Adams wilderness

Ansel Adams wilderness

Ansel Adams wilderness

Ansel Adams wilderness


Lakes on the Ansel Adams wilderness side

Lakes on the Ansel Adams wilderness side

Mono Lake

View towards Lyell


The ridge from the summit

The ridge from the summit

The ridge from the summit

View north


View north from Tuolune Meadows to Mono Lake


Koip Peak, the southern horn and the northern horn (note the gap between the two horns)summit

Another picture of the two peaks

Another picture of the two peaks

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