On Hwy 395 just past Bishop. Heading to Mosquito Flat after spending the night near Big Pine.
At Mosquito Flat. Met the others where for a hike to Pyramid Peak.
Cori, Joe(me), Cat with her dog Bo, Lewis, Sooz and Norma at the trailhead.
Looking back towards the trailhead a short way into the hike.
Took a short break at Mack Lake.
View of Pyramid from Mack Lake.
Sooz on the other side of Rock Creek.
We took another group shot at Heart Lake.
Another view of Pyramid Peak from across Heart Lake..
Bo found something in the rocks.
Turn out to be a marmot hiding in a lagre crack.
Another shot of Heart Lake.
Box Lake and Mount Morgan.
Sooz and Bo crossing Rock Creek.
The rest of the group crossing.
Approaching Long Lake.
Hiking along Long Lake.
Bo leaving a wake in Long Lake as she swims after a thrown stick.
Bo returning to shore.
The center peak is Pyramid. At this point I know that I don't have the energy to reach the peak.
Group taking a break at Gem Lakes before starting the XC section of the hike.
One of the little Gem Lakes.
This pika was in the rocks at our break spot.
Another view of the Pika.
Lewis, Norma, Sooz and Cori continued on to Pyramid Peak.
Climbing a snow patch towards the peak.
Zoomed in Cori, Lewis and Sooz further up.
Cat, Bo and I checked out the largest of the Gem Lakes before starting the hike back out.
Another of the Gem Lakes with Mount Starr.
This old truck frame was by the trail, didn't notice it on the way in. Cat said that the trail use to be an old mining road.
Back at Long Lake.
Cat and Bo crossing Rock Creek.
Almost back to the trailhead.
Back at Mosquito Flat, fun hike.