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High Sierra Backpack, 2012

Mineral King to Crescent Meadow, in Sequoia National Park.

Plant and bird IDs are from The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada.

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Jim at the trailhead. t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351169.2zhw0i6g.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351172.X64myAsj.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351173.xXfs4quK.jpg Sooty Grouse
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351171.dllxcPmI.jpg Lower Monarch Lake Upper Monarch Lake t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351175.KUL0hU9k.jpg Benjamin and Ken
Rainer t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351178.8xEI5WmB.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351179.KtsvNtCh.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351180.6jypyo0u.jpg Mineral Peak
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351182.mTdKmY3Y.jpg Setting sunlight on glacier-polished granite t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351184.ySveBxh8.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351185.mmSCezGy.jpg Starting up Sawtooth Pass
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351187.ML2mKoNi.jpg Don Chetan Jim Looking west from Sawtooth Pass
Columbine Lake from Sawtooth Pass Columbine Lake The trail down to Lost Canyon t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351195.T8EC3pIb.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351196.SZlGhq1Y.jpg
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351197.pJgCKENf.jpg Fun with lasers t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351199.7tDkerfN.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351201.uj912Rej.jpg Camp at Little Five Lakes
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351203.whGehycl.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351204.lSj8M251.jpg Big Arroyo Patrol Cabin t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351206.fu2TcnUT.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351207.V2JRSwIX.jpg
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351208.ETAvpfnA.jpg Grazing in Big Arroyo t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351210.gBFTgqps.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351211.YBHdNIJ0.jpg Nine Lake Basin
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351213.BbAeYw4S.jpg Chetan and John t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351216.fO5Eis4s.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351254.fnHiu03u.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351217.piR8E9bh.jpg
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351218.39DmpDc7.jpg Nine Lake Basin from Kaweah Gap t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351220.wNHaOxYN.jpg Precipice Lake t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351224.3bJxcIyk.jpg
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351223.IxJSmmZc.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351225.rKA0SHCp.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351226.ilAz3iT1.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351227.3qvcjruz.jpg Mountain Gartersnake
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351230.NKdyiHwQ.jpg Upper Hamilton Lake. t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351193.TMJ27WC5.jpg Rock Fringe t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351221.ZZZAWswn.jpg
Fireweed t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351235.8aiinVaD.jpg Pinedrops Alpine Gentian Silk Tassel Bush
Explorer's Gentian Paintbrush t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351239.9pEcvtSd.jpg Sneezeweed t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351233.OAShXPud.jpg
t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351234.1mAG0rPs.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351236.TnjUErlm.jpg Mushroom Cloud Lone Pine Creek The old Lone Pine Creek footbridge
Jim at Bearpaw High Sierra Camp t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351242.Sh3MbZIc.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351243.uLuVr79K.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351245.sXNtLl5F.jpg t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351246.4YXEoWb9.jpg
Afternoon thunderstorm t4%2f89%2f612589%2f4%2f145351248.Sh0UdXMT.jpg Benjamin, John, Ken, and Rainer Joe at the end USGS maps for the hike.