Pictures of Mt Irvine

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Highlights


From start to end

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Parking area

The trailhead is off this road hidden in the campground

The trailhead

The trailhead


After five minutes you hit the road again

After five minutes you hit the road again: look for this sign

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake


Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake


The only junction: turn right

Towards Meysan Lake

Towards Meysan Lake (Mt Leconte to the left and Mt Mallory to the right)

Waterfalls before the first lake


LeConte (top left) and Mallory (top right)

Leave the trail and ascend towards the sphinx rock

The lower Meysan Lake from above


Dead Bristlecone tree

Dead Bristlecone tree

Dead bristlecone tree

Dead bristlecone tree


Not Mt Irvine

Western slopes of the lower Meysan lake

The first false summit

The lower Meysan Lake from above


The lower Meysan Lake from above

Mt Mallory (left) and false summit

Peaks of Mt Mallory

Towards the false summit


Towards the false summit

Towards the false summit

Mt Whitney and Russell

Mt LeConte


Mt LeConte and upper Meysan lake

First false summit

Lone Pine Peak?

Lower Meysan Lake


Consultation Lake and Mt Whitney

Whitney's mountaineering route

Owen's Valley

Whitney and Russell


Russell and Carillion

Whitney's mountaineering route

Looking down from the first false summit

The first false summit


The second false summit

The real summit is barely visiblt in the background

Another false summit

Another false summit


Consultation lake and the switchbacks of the Whitney trail

Where we came from

Following the ridge

The real summit


The real summit

Mt LeConte and Mallory

Arc Pass and Mt McAdie

Mt LeConte and behind it Mt Langley


View from Langley to McAdie


View North with Great Western Divide, Whitney and Williamson


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