Shadow Lake and the surrounding cliffs
Shadow Lake is right outside the border of Desolation Wilderness. In fact the ridge in the picture is basically the boundary to Desolation Wilderness.
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Shadow Lake at sunset
Alta Morris Lake at sunrise
In Desolation Wilderness
From Summer of 2017
Heather Lake and the Crystal Range
Sunset at Clyde Lake
Located in Desolation Wilderness, Clyde Lake sits at the beginning of Rockbound Valley. It's also the headwaters of the Rubicon River.
Lake Aloha and the Crystal Range
Taken from near Mosquito Pass in Desolation Wilderness, CA
Susie Lake and the Crystal Range
Alta Morris Lake at sunset
A gorgeous meadow behind Alta Morris Lake
The lights of Lake Tahoe illuminating the night sky over Rubicon Resevoir
With an airplane flyby during the long exposure photo.
A Starlit sunset at Rubicon Lake
Located along the Bayview trail near Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe.
From Summer of 2016
Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay, and Granite Lake
From the Bayview Trail near Maggie's Peak
Lake Schmidell and Red Peak at sunrise
Camp by Fontanilis Lake
Near Dick's Lake and Dick's Peak in Desolation Wilderness
Lake Schmidell at sunrise
Looking down on the Leland Lakes
Taken from the McConnell Lakes Loop Trail on the way towards Lake Schmidell
Lake Schmidell and Rockbound Valley
As seen from the McConnell Lakes Loop Trail
Sunser over Middle Velma
The typical hazy, smoky summer skies were making for a great sunset.
Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay
Taken from the appropriately named, Bayview Trail on the way to the Velma Lakes.
My friend Jeff and his son Logan hiking up Mt. Ralston
Flowers blooming along the trail to Ralston Peak
With Sierra at Tahoe and Kirkwood ski resorts off in the distance.
Clouds reflecting in Lake Aloha
Taken in August of 2017 from near Mosquito Pass. It was a hazy day due to fires and also some scattered showers, but the reflection on Lake Aloha was amazing. I can't remember the last time I saw it that full in August.
The view from my tent
Taken at the southern end of Rubicon Reservoir in Desolation Wilderness. My tent is a Zpacks Duplex. I love how it's almost see through for a more open feeling.
Sunset over camp at Rubicon Reservoir
Taken during a backpacking trip from Loon Lake to Rubicon Reservoir. This is a great early season trip for when the rest of Desolation Wilderness is still covered in snow.
The Crystal Range basking in the rising sun
With reflections in Lake Aloha. This photo was taken from near Jabu Lake.
Jabu Lake at Sunset
Taken from the ridge between Jabu Lake and Lake Aloha in the Desolation Wilderness
Located off the beaten path in Desolation Wilderness. The mountain off in the distance is Heavenly Ski Resort.
Horsehshoe Lake, Silver Peak, Red Peak
Taken in the spring from the saddle between Horseshoe Lake and Lake Zitella
From Spring Photos
Lake Zitella in late spring
Taken from the ridge between Lake Zitella and Horseshoe Lake
A misty sunset at Rubicon Reservoir
A late summer afternoon at Tyler Lake
Taken from Tyler Lake's West shore.
The Upper Lake of the Twin Lakes
Outside of Wright's Lake sitting just below Mt. Price and the Crystal Range
Taken in the morning along the descent to Twin Lakes from Island Lake
Tyler Lake at sunset
Sunrise over the hike to Island Lake
Taken on the ascent from Tyler Lake to the ridge seperating it and Island Lake
Looking West over Tyler Lake
Taken while making the cross-country route to Island Lake from Tyler Lake
Moonrise over Tyler Lake
Wright's Lake from the trail to Gertrude Lake
This is taken after the first major climb from the Twin Lakes trailhead near Wright's Lake
A meadow and stream near Lake Schmidell
This stream is the exit stream from Lake Schmidell and it flows into this beautiful meadow.
Island Lake in late summer
Taken from the ridge between Tyler Lake and Island Lake. It's a pretty easy off-trail route as long as you have experience with cross country route finding.
Lake Schmidell, The Crystal Range, and the McConnell Loop
As seen from the other side of Rockbound Valley, just below the Velmas.
Meeks Creek Trail looking towards Lake Tahoe
Crag Lake after the storm
Crag Lake- Black and White
Taken in the morning from Tyler Lake in Desolation Wilderness
Sunrise over the Central Valley
Taken from our campsite at Tyler Lake