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trip report- Hamilton Lake

Postby sparky » Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:00 pm

A buddy invited me on this trip and we spent 4 days going to Hamilton Lake and back on the High Sierra Trail. It was nice to hike with others for a change! I usually try to speed through the forest to get to the high country, but this time I was able to enjoy it.

We had a really good time, and laughed for four days straight. The scenery was grand. The swimming at Hamilton Lake is probably the best in the sierra! A lot of great spots to cool off along the way. I scrambled up to get a closer look at the waterfalls and a really great view of the lake.

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Re: trip report- Hamilton Lake

Postby windknot » Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:32 pm

Great shots! Thanks for sharing, I need to set foot on the High Sierra Trail sometime soon.
A few backcountry fishing pictures: http://wanderswithtrout.wordpress.com/
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Re: trip report- Hamilton Lake

Postby gary c. » Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:26 am

Beautiful pictures. :thumbsup:
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Re: trip report- Hamilton Lake

Postby maverick » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:34 pm

Thanks for the photo's Sparky! So much more to see and enjoy when we are not rushing
through such beautiful area's.
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trip report- Hamilton Lake

Postby Bluewater » Mon Jul 09, 2012 4:21 pm

Thanks for the photos and inspiration to get on the HST!
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