Pictures of Wales Lake and Wallace Lake

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Highlights


From start to end

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Map of this hike
Click here for the route from Whitney Portal to the Lower Boyscout Lake
Leave the trail before Lower Boyscout Lake and start walking up to your right


The route up

No sign - just leave the trail to the right

More views of Whitney

Mt Carillon


More views of Whitney

The lower Boyscout Lake down below

The other side

Deer


Avoid the granite slabs of the left side

The first view of the Carillon-Cleaver gulley

Cleaver

Passing the Cleaver's south subpeak


Passing the Cleaver's south subpeak

Passing the Cleaver's south subpeak

Entering the gulley

The small plateau


Waterfalls

The small plateau from above

Towards the big plateau

The small plateau from above


The dead end of the gulley against the Cleaver

The first groove is the right chute

The route

Approaching the chute


Looking back

The "cliff"

The chute


The Cleaver's south subpeak

The tiniest glacier

Both

Looking back


The cliff

Entering the chute

Entering the chute

Turning left into the notch


The ridge connecting Cleaver's main peak to the southern subpeak

Cleaver's southern subpeak

The Cleaver

Above the cliff


Towards the pass

The Cleaver's ridge and Owens Valley

Looking down

The Carillon-Cleaver pass


The Cleaver and Owens Valley

Cleaver's southern subpeak

The pass

Tulainyo Lake


Mt Carillon

The lower point is not the pass

The top of the chute (if you had climbed the chute to the top, which i don't recommend)


Panorama: Mt Russell, the unnamed lake below it, Tulainyo Lake, Tunnabora and the Cleaver from the pass


Mountains to the far northwest

The location of the pass if you are coming from Tulainyo (note the vertical stripes of Carillon)

Remember the stripes for the way back

Tunnabora and the lake


Wildflowers

The pass from the northern side

The pass from below

The Cleaver-Carillon pass: note the vertical stripes of Carillon


The lake

The Carillon-Russell pass (higher)

Looking back at the Cleaver and the pass (the pass is all the way to the right, NOT the lowest point)

Looking back at the Cleaver and the pass


The pass from the other side of the lake

Tunnabora

Tunnabora

Great Western Divide from Lake Tulainyo's northwestern corner


Panorama: Tunnabora to Carillon


Mt Morgenson

Mt Russell's north ridge

Mt Russell's north ridge

Mt Russell's west and east peaks


The traverse to Mt Morgenson (not recommended)

Mt Morgenson

Passing Mt Russell's north face


Passing Mt Russell's north face

Mt Morgenson


Great Western Divide, the valley where the John Muir trail runs and Mt Barnard


Towards Wales Lake

Mt Barnard

Wallace Lake

Wales Lake and Wallace Lake


Wales Lake and the Great Western Divide

Wallace Lake and Mt Barnard

Towards Wales Lake

Looking back


Looking back

Towards Wales Lake

Wallace Lake and Mt Barnard

Steep chutes to go down to Wallace Lake


Steep chutes to go down to Wallace Lake

Towards Wales Lake

Towards Wales Lake


The wall above Wales Lake


Towards Wales Lake


Mt Hale and Wales Lake


Mt Hale and Wales Lake

Great Western Divide

Mt Barnard's southwest slope

The citadel


Mt Barnarad's citadel

Mt Barnarad's citadel

Mt Barnarad's citadel

Mt Barnarad's citadel


Panorama with the two passes


Lots of these white stones

Lots of these white stones

Russell-Carillon pass

Cleaver-Carillon pass

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(Copyright © 2016 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me