Reflections so clear you almost miss them...
View of the lake from our camp and...
on the other side:
We started hiking further up the mountain in an attempt to avoid a meadow full of mosquitos. At this point we were reaching 11,000 feet and starting to find bear tracks! We were also realizing we left our bear mace at camp.
Standing on top of a waterfall! With another below us and one behind us:
After spending four hours trying to get up and around, we finally gave up and headed back down the mountain. We had trouble getting our dogs across the boulders on the right side of this picture coming around, so we decided to go the other way. That meant we had to run through the mosquito meadow and then over the land slides on the left side of the picture.
Needless to say... we were all tired by the time we made it back: