Some serious defense from car-eating marmots..
Virginia's car defense - a chicken wire skirt for her car.
Virginia and Gayle at Sawtooth Trailhead.
Up the canyon we go.
Upper Monarch Lake for an afternoon swim.
Sunset on Monarch Lake.
Rick doing his morning house cleaning.
Columbine Lake from Sawtooth Pass.
Rick fishing Columbine Lake.
Lost Canyon Campsite View.
Lost Canyon Morning. Self Portrait.
Easternmost of the Big Five Lakes. Big Arroyo beyond.
Big Five Lake Campsite near the rear of the canyon.
Relaxing at Big Five Lakes.
On the ridge between Big and Little Five Lakes. Big Five Lakes in the distance.
Upper Little Five Lakes Canyon.
The pass we came over from Big 5 Lks to Little 5 Lakes.
The Upper Little Five Lake and the Kaweahs in the distance: Black, Red, and Mount Kaweah.
Looking down on the Lil 5 Lk where Steve Funk and the ranger stn were. On our day hike. The Kaweahs are beyond the Big Arroyo.
Tiger Lily on way to Little Five Lakes.
Our little Garden of Eden complete with fish spawning at our feet at the upper end of the Northern Little Five Lakes.
The view from the one campsite back there - only a 4 X 4 foot flat spot at the base of a group of Foxtail Pines. I could camp there for a week.
Garden of Eden close-up.
The lowest of the NLF's (Northern Little Five Lakes). Taken on my dayhike with Mike Duret.
Northern Little Five Lakes Basin.
Alien hand print in the mud.
Trail up to Black Rock Pass.
Black Rock Pass Pano with Columbine, Cyclamen, and Spring Lakes from top to bottom.
A bit lower down the pass: Cyclamen Lake and Spring Lake.
Half way down from Black Rock Pass (where we left the trail to Spring Lake).
Michael and I got to this and decided to stay.
God showing off.