Living – Places: 6
A favorite pond.
Majestic Krumholz pine tenaciously guarding Lake Haiyaha.
Gnarled and weather beaten, but vibrating with life.
Our lunch spot on a massive boulder jutting out into Lake Haiyaha.
The glacial basin that flows into Lake Haiyaha.
View across lake country.
Looking back towards Glacier Gorge.
The trail wanders through tall pines.
First view of Dream Lake.
The crystal clear water in Dream Lake.
The beautiful green tint seen in the deeper parts of Dream Lake.
Totally relaxed trout.
Emerald Lake in the glacial basin above Dream Lake.
Delicate waterfall above Emerald Lake.
Passing by Nymph Lake on the way down to Bear Lake.
A quick glimpse of Bear Lake in an end-of-day rain.
Adam Falls, on the trail to Lake Verna.
The valley leading up towards Lake Verna.
The trail passes through a mixed forest.
The breathtaking view of the creek meandering through the wide, long meadow in front of Mount Craig.
An interesting rock outcropping (and a very steep drop-off on the other side!).
Looking up past craggy outcroppings into the endless blue sky.
Passing by a stand of some of the first golden aspens.
After a taxing climb, we found a deep, tranquil pool to rest alongside.
Climbing again, following the creek.
Our lunch spot at the beautiful Lone Pine Lake.
The glacial spillway tumbling down towards Lone Pine Lake.
Just alongside the trail.
After a very steep climb, looking back.
After much climbing, a gentle valley leads towards Lake Verna.
First glimpse of Lake Verna (a return visit: we camped here some 15 years ago).
Along the shore of Lake Verna.