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Sunday: (09/18) Above is the morning view from my camp at Fontanillis lake

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A panorama view of Fontanillis Lake.

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More Fontanillis Lake. Such calm water and great lighting.

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I just liked the swirl in this stump by the trail.

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Long climb to start my day up to Dick’s Pass.

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Great view from there. I had cell signal so made a Facebook post and a call to Lou.

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There were several lakes spread out in a couple of valleys below.

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Little did I know I’d walk past all of them on my way out. Above left is where i took a break by the outlet to Lake Suzie. Heather lake is on the right. The trail clings to the side of the mountain on a rock slide.

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I’ve seen the flowers above left several times but never more the 1-6 blossoms on a isolated plants. This area had lots of them. Above right is Heather Lake and it’s island.

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Aloha lake

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Aloha lake, a really big lake with lots of islands.

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Getting down to Echo lake was a long haul on a rough trail. It was, at least, almost entirely downhill. I arrived at Echo Lake, MM1092, at 1800 just as Lou called to say she was at Highway 50, about 1.5 miles further. I suggested she just pick me up at  the lake and I’d do the last 1.5 miles in a day or two and slack pack that section while they enjoy the lake. We had planned dinner out and it might be too late otherwise. Dinner at Raley’s market where I enjoyed their chicken dinner again. A nice shower topped off my day.

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