Kathy, Sooz, Joe (me) and Jay at the South Lake trailhead 9,800 feet. The plan for the day is to climb Mount Goode 13,092 feet from the Bishop Lake area.
South Lake at the start of the hike.
Jay gets his first view of Mount Goode from this stream crossing at Long Lake's outlet.
The view of Mount Goode from the stream crossing.
Zoomed in on Mount Goode. This is the north face, we will be climbing it's east slope.
Kathy and Sooz at the crossing.
This is the trail to Ruwau Lake off the main trail. When I was here last week, you could hardly tell that there was a trail here. This guy (didn't get his name) put in these steps.
Jay ahead waiting for us to catch up.
Kathy with Hurd Peak, Spearhead and Long Lakes..
Looking across one of the two Timberline Tarns to the falls at it's inlet.
Looking back from the top of the falls.
Sooz at Saddlerock Lake's outlet.
Saddlerock Lake at 11,130' .
Don't know the name of these flowers, but I'm getting to like them. See them in a lot of areas.
We finally made it around to the east side of Mt Goode. This is the side we will climb.
This is where we left the main trail and headed towards Bishop Lake.
The hut at one of the many small lakes in the Bishop Lake area.
Mt Agassiz 13,893', this one is on the list.
We decided to start the climb to the peak from the outlet to Bishop Lake.
We stopped here for a while to eat a snack before the start of the climb. Mt Goode in back.
The start of the climb to the peak.
Sooz with Bishop Lake below.
Jay and Kathy up ahead going through the rocks on the lower section.
Our first good look at Goode's summit.
We are in the sandy section now, almost into the rocks. It's rocks from here to the summit.
Kathy on the rocks.
Sooz and Kathy with Bishop Lake below. Picture Puzzle on lelt and Mt Agassiz on right.
A window on the ridge looking to the north, can't wait to see the view from the summit.
Kathy waiting for us up ahead.
Almost to the summit, we crossed a norrow section. This is looking over the sheer north face.
Jay is standing on the summit, we are here!!!
Sooz, me, Kathy, and Jay on the summit of Mt Goode 13,092'.
The summit register books.
Bishop Lake 1,800' below.
Zoomed in on Bishop Lake. The trail above the lake leads to Bishop Pass.
Hurd Peak in center, with Mt Humphreys and Mt Tom in the distance.
Zoomed in on Mt Humphreys on the left and Mt Tom on right. The red area near center is the Piute Crags.
The White Mountains in the distance.
Looking down the steep north face. Jay took this shot.
We hung out on the summit for a while, this peak has great views and we had a clear day.
Zoomed in on Long Lake and Chocolate Peak.
The center peak is Picture Puzzle 13,280'.
Zoomed in on Picture Puzzle, great looking peak.
Mt Agassiz 13,893' on left and I think that's Thunderbolt Peak 14,003' on the right.
Zoomed in on Bishop Pass at 12,000'.
A view to the south, lot of peaks.
Starting our descent, back on the rocks. This shot is looking down the east ridge