Section of trail about 2 miles from Etna Summit trailhead.
Using a branch as a lever to roll a downed log off the trail.
Campsite at Fisher Lake (mi mi 1620.3).
California newts playing tag in Fisher Lake.
A reflection at Marten Lake (mi mi 1620.6)
A flowery trail.
Heading up to small pass at mile 1622.
This friendly native bee is licking my skin for salt.
This equestrian has ridden horses in these mountains all his life. He was on his way to fish Man Eater Lake, a lake he has never visited.
Nature's flower festival.
How many butterflies can you count in this photo?
View of Marble Mountain (L.) and Black Marble Mountain (R.). The PCT passes beneath their lofty peaks.
We stopped for lunch at Marble Valley Cabin (mi 1630.1).
A rocky seat.
Pushing through the flowers.
Campsite at Paradise Lake (mi 1635.4).
Another burned section past Buckhorn Spring (mi 1640.8)
A bear sharpened its claws on this sign.
An old jeep trail.
A fire damaged the lower trunk of this pine, yet it continues to live.
A wall of tree trunks. Look at this picture for a period of time and it will change perspective.
First footbridge at Grider Creek (mi mi 1648.6). The best place to take a dip before walking in to Seiad Valley.
We ate these wild blackberries for breakfast.
A grassy basketball court.
Road walk along Hwy 96 to Seiad.