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« Reply #50 on: March 12, 2014, 07:01:45 AM »
Lupine at Evolution Valley - Kings Canyon NP


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« Reply #51 on: March 13, 2014, 07:21:19 AM »
The Hermit - Evolution Valley - Kings Canyon NP - John Muir Trail


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« Reply #52 on: March 17, 2014, 07:22:33 AM »
Views from the John Muir Trail


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« Reply #53 on: March 18, 2014, 07:10:02 AM »
Nice views from the trail - Kings Canyon NP


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« Reply #54 on: March 19, 2014, 06:57:07 AM »
Cool views from the JMT


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« Reply #55 on: March 20, 2014, 06:50:15 AM »
Looking back at Evolution Valley - Kings Canyon NP


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« Reply #56 on: March 21, 2014, 07:35:04 AM »
First look at Evolution Lake, Kings Canyon NP


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« Reply #57 on: March 24, 2014, 06:59:21 AM »
A nicer view of Evolution Lake!  Turned out to be a great lake to fish at for Goldens.


Evolution Lake, Kings Canyon NP
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« Reply #58 on: March 25, 2014, 07:01:01 AM »
Beautiful Evolution Lake in Kings Canyon NP

 
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« Reply #59 on: March 26, 2014, 07:10:49 AM »
Mt. Mental and Mt. Darwin


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« Reply #60 on: March 26, 2014, 07:42:02 AM »
Evolution Lake look so serene.  I would presume you don't see too many folk up there.  Were the goldens of any size or just beautiful?
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« Reply #61 on: March 27, 2014, 07:08:37 AM »
One of the dozens of "Unnamed Lakes" you pass on the John Muir Trail, but all so pretty and so fishable!   :fishing3:


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« Reply #62 on: March 28, 2014, 07:04:42 AM »
This lake was the best fishing golden trout lakes I've ever experienced.  Not for size, as they averaged 10" to 12", but for non-stop hot fishing action.that lasted for hours.  Amazing experience!  And as usual, I had it to myself!   :fishing3: :twothumbs:


Hungry Golden Lake - Kings Canyon NP - On the JMT
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« Reply #63 on: March 29, 2014, 06:18:35 AM »
Is this above permited camp fire elevation?  Really, what I'm asking is can you cook 'em?  Pretty fish justs makes me think about a frying pan...an ultral light one  :hiking2:
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« Reply #64 on: March 29, 2014, 08:33:41 AM »
Saudust, these golden lakes were just less than 11,000 feet, so no camp fires permitted.  But a small stove is fine.  I was frying these goldens day and night!  For breakfast it was:  Fresh caught Fried Golden trout, potatoes, eggs, special spices and cheese, all wrapped in a burrito.  For dinner it was:  Fresh caught Fried Golden trout, rice, special spices and veggies.  I never ate so good on a backpacking trip such as this!!!


Frying up Golden Trout for Dinner
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Re: 2014 Sierra Nevada Photos
« Reply #65 on: March 30, 2014, 04:45:17 PM »
Now you're killing me. YUMMY!

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« Reply #66 on: March 31, 2014, 06:54:04 AM »
Crossing Evolution Creek - Kings Canyon NP



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« Reply #67 on: March 31, 2014, 08:04:58 AM »
That's what I'm talking about, wshawkins, cooking up those beautiful fish.  Talk about a great looking pan of fish!!!
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Re: 2014 Sierra Nevada Photos
« Reply #68 on: April 01, 2014, 07:10:22 AM »
John Muir Trail Views


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Re: 2014 Sierra Nevada Photos
« Reply #69 on: April 02, 2014, 07:05:33 AM »
Sapphire Lake and Mount Darwin - Kings Canyon NP


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« Reply #70 on: April 03, 2014, 07:00:10 AM »
Setting up my old tent near Sapphire Lake


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« Reply #71 on: April 04, 2014, 07:20:19 AM »
Looking back at Sapphire Lake as I head back up the John Muir Trail


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« Reply #72 on: April 07, 2014, 06:55:51 AM »
Views along the JMT


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« Reply #73 on: April 07, 2014, 07:35:58 AM »
Following in the footseps of John Muir kind of lends a silliness to living in the city.  Thanks for the continued presentation, wshawkins.  You are letting the dreamers in all of us get out of "the house".  :clap: :clap:
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« Reply #74 on: April 08, 2014, 06:48:05 AM »
Muir View Lake - JMT

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