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