In October 2016 I spent nearly three weeks meandering through the Sierras. Here are some photos and words from that marvelous backpacking trip.
This is work in progress, more photos from the hike will be added by and by.
By Jörgen Johansson
|This giant's foot is not really a big tree... not if you compare to the Giant Sequoias.|
|I started along the PCT/JMT at Reds Meadow on an overcast day, and reached Purple Lake at nightfall, pitching my tarp and innertent by the light of my headlamp. The following morning more than made up for the overcast first day.|
The stream went through a system of twist, turns and falls into the Devil's Washbowl. It did look a lot nicer than the name implied.
| By nightfall I was down at Simpson
Meadow and found a nice camp spot near the river in an otherwise dry
|Simpsons Meadow in the morning, heading for a long days ascent.|
|Looking down into the depths of the Middle Fork canyon.|
|A chilly morning between the two forks of the Kings River, heading for Granite Pass.|
|Near Granite Pass.|
|Going down, down, down into the South Fork canyon of the Kings River.|
|Cedar Grove Lodge were kind enough to hold this box for me. At this time of the year most other resupply facilities were closed.|
|A nook in the sun for repackaging, charging and inhaling a burger and a Coke.|