Ascending Hinman with the crest behind us.
Olympus and the incredible Blue Glacier.
Kylie ascends a snowfield with Garnet Lake below.
Cascade and Mixup Peak.
Jacob finishes up the last bit before the schrund.
Elated and alive!
View of the Perch from our campsite at Saddleback Lakes.
Returning to Buck Creek Pass, Fortress Mountain in the background.
Most amazing river I have ever seen.
Small ponds dot Painter Basin.
Fresh snow on the distant peaks.
Perfect reflection on Minaret Lake.
Kylie rappels down the OS route.
Wonderful morning over the Stuart Range.
Kylie climbs to Gabbot Pass with all the Upper Mills Lakes behind.
Wonderful alpine hillsides and Mt. Daniel.
Trickling stream in Deception Basin.
Entering a new world of greyscale.
Awesome waterfall on Merriam Peak.
Kylie leads the way on the incredible knife edge.
Jacob walks into the sea of clouds and wildflowers on the Hogsback.
Reflection on Wright Lakes.
Silver Divide of the Sierras.
Sun shines through the Druid Arch.
Looking across Boston Basin to Forbidden Peak and its west ridge on the left.
Looking down into the canyon from the bridge.
Dakobed, an island in the sky.
A dramatic summit shot of Logan.
Kylie reflects on the day in La Salle Lake.
Views from Relay Peak.
Cathedral Peak stands proud and tall.
There are no words.
The outlet of Duck Lake.
Are we on planet Earth anymore?
Grant Peak, the subsummit of Baker.
Watching clouds spill over Butterfly Pass into the Napeequa.
Prusik Peak over Inspiration Lake.
Closeup of the summit of Olympus, which is on the right.
Rare white flowers.
More turquoise lake photos…
Mt. Whitney to Owens Valley. 11,000 ft over vertical relief.
Anthony descends into the world of rock and ice.
The Lyman Lakes wind down from Spider Gap.
Pretty little tarn near Muir Pass.
A glacial lake near High Camp.
Breaking out into the sun on the Lynch.
Absolute, utter perfection.
Logan splits Iceberg Lake, Thompson Peak behind.
Pretty colors and shadows down to the valley.
Classic shot of Forbidden and Moraine Lake.
Kylie climbs beneath Saska Peak.
Striking colors in Upper Painter Basin.
Admiring the Cirque of Towers from Pingora.
Wanda Lake is yet another gem in Evolution Basin.
Fortress dominates the background of the Tenpeak Tarn.
Another stunning lake at the divide.
Reflection of North Peak on Cascade Lake.
Tarn in Upper Dusy Basin.
Cool afternoon clouds swirling around the glacier.
From left to right: Colonial, Neve, Pinnacle, and Pyramid.
At least this bog is pretty.
Following a beautiful Wright Creek in the morning.
A tranquil meadow with a nice old barn.
I found this cool rock to scramble on top of!
Flowers, a rock glacier, and a wonderful valley.
Watching our tent begin to look very small.
Another beautiful basin along the traverse.
The far end of Golden Bear Lake.
Wildflowers on the banks of Mesa Lake in Humphreys Basin.
Peering into the Famed Valley.
Huge sandstone towers in Arches!
Perched high on the North Cleaver of Mt. Adams.
Nice view of Pahto.
The stunning Chain Lakes Basin.
Looking out across the core zone.
Sloan Peak behind us on the trail.
This is our finest hour.
Together on the edge of the world.
Pretty framing of a peak in a nice pond on the JMT.
Black from Wing Lake.
Looking back at Liberty Bell through the trees.
Where the Famed Valley meets the Great Valley.
An alpine wonderland at Terror Basin Camp.
Such a grand view.
My best Ansel Adams impression of Thousand Island Lake.
Such a sublime setting at Honeycomb Lake.
The Terror Glacier and Inspiration Peak.
Glacier Peak hiding away.
Feather, Royce, and Merriam Peak behind Bearpaw Lake.
Sublime morning on the Hoh River.
Haystack Mountain and Big Sandy Lake.
The Napeequa, as pretty as an Alaskan valley.
And this is our finest hour.
Pano of the Stuart Range.
Dylan disappears into the red carpet.
The Triplets and Johannesburg peek above the clouds.
Climbers topping out!
Looking towards Tyndall Creek from Shepherd Pass.
Beautiful meadow on the west side of Mt. Adams.
Our first view of the south face of Harrison Peak.
Classic view of WA Pass.
La Bohn Lakes and La Bohn Peak.
Bonanza looms mighty over the Glacier Peak Wilderness.
Puppet Lake among others in French Canyon.
Looking into the heart of the Olympics.
Idyllic stream in Bench Canyon.
Descending to the Rainbow Tarn.
Haystack Mountain from our camp next to a nice stream.
Soft evening light on Temple Crag and Second Lake.
Sloan holds some wispy clouds.
My dad takes a well deserved break while I find a campsite.
Flowers on the south side scramble.
First views of Colchuck Lake and Dragontail.
Reflection on Toxaway Lake.
Mt. Sil and the giant unnamed lake.
Looking back to Spider Gap from the Cloudy Pass Meadows.
Owl Rock is the tower on the right. You can see a climber on the skyline.
The incredible Southern Pickets.
Wonderful reflection in Butterfly Lake.
An almost lunar landscape!
Antlers and beautiful valleys.
Upper Mills Lake, one of the finest lakes ever seen.
Walking into the wonderful Spider Meadows.
Easily one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever been to.
The stunning lake at the pass.
Surreal clouds from just above the glacier camp.
Wonderful stream in the North Fork Napeequa.
Looking towards Gunsight Pass.
Baker and Colfax from the heart of the Coleman Glacier.
Ants marching across the huge summit crater.
Evening light over Tower Mountain and the Snowy Lakes.
Wonderful peaks of the North Cascades.