Minaret traverse, 2010


Minaret traverse, 2010

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)

Badger Lake

The High Trail, heading toward Agnew Meadow

The view from the High Trail: the Minarets, Mt. Ritter, and Banner Peak

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