Along excellent use trail above Lake Ediza, ascending into valley leading to Mt. Ritter
and Banner Peak
Pre-sunrise from camp above Nydiver Lakes
Sunrise, Mt. Ritter from camp above Nydiver Lakes
The Minarets from camp above Nydiver Lakes
Looking toward Whitebark Pass from near camp above Nydiver Lakes---
An easy traverse to the pass
Garnet Lake from Whitebark Pass
Looking at the easy Thousand Island—Garnet Lakes pass from Whitebark Pass
(Thousand Island Lake in the distance).
Looking down snowfield below north side of Whitebark Pass---
don’t go down this; go down rocks on the far right side of the pass
Descending the north side of Whitebark Pass; the descent is easy below
this (and this part is very easy; there is little exposure below Dave’s feet)
Looking up at the north side of Whitebark Pass; descend on the
far left side of the snowfield.
Banner Peak from Thousand Island Lake
Lots of flowers, even in September.
Not identified (yet)
The High Trail, heading toward Agnew Meadow
The view from the High Trail: the Minarets, Mt. Ritter, and Banner Peak