Day 7, 3:20 PM - From Granite Pass, down to Granite Lakes basin
Return to day page View previous item 2 hours into the hardest day yet The Kings River valley - escape at dawn 3 hours and 40 minutes of strolling gets you this This trail has a name... Approaching Granite Pass Subject at Day 7 - the backpacking Zombie Scanning for Granite Pass Maybe that's Granite Pass? Unknown meadow at 10,500 feet Last look back before crossing Granite Pass Glacier-polished granite split by trees From Granite Pass, down to Granite Lakes basin View next item

There it is, Granite Basin. It's been a very long day, but the view, looking down from this broad, open pass, is certainly worth it. In two hours I'll be standing at the edge of Granite Lake where camp and a much needed rest await. Decelsior!