friday afternoon - Mt. Whitney is barely there...
South Lake view Friday
sabrina flowers sunset
back to aspendell @ 7:30-ish
up the George Lake trail
Karen chews while Paul keeps watch
and Charles reaches for a snack
northward views, piute crags, etc.
wondering what I was doing ? taking pix of flowers, rocks, you name it
rest above George, at last
CHarles points out Thompson to Dora
gray tops, khaki pants and sitting cross-legged in tranquility
CHris and Karen hangin' out
we are climbing Table Mt.
linda, maile, mei and maria and Charles pose briefly while clouds gather
Tyee Lake 4 (highest)
chillin' at camp
bearicades, the most popular bear cans - Paul checks out his stores
NOw we know what was in Karen's pack !
Charles wins prize for most colorful attire (he is happy 'cuz he's biting into chocolate cake)
is that a cloud ? Karen is not aware.... and we look closer...
that is not just a cloud... there's smoke in that there cloud !
and where there is smoke there's fire
Sunday morning, no sign of smoke
the morning climb - what's that peak up there ?
after I retired to a nearby knoll=with-a-view, I captured shots of the climbing expedition.
onward and upward to that bump on the ridge above
I begin my descent only to find more flowers, etc.
little tyee next to tyee 3
electric green moss
bear can still life
y'know, that smoke out there has returned... time to skidaddle
ok, NOW we not only see the smoke & fire, but we HEAR loudspeaker below saying something about "escort"
we get going - fast
roadblock ! thanks, Charles, for use of your G9 camera. Mine was dead...