Backpacking the Silver Divide

Pictures from a three-day backpacking trip from Lake Thomas A Edison, over Silver Pass to Chief Lake and back via Goodale Pass.
Boarding the ferry boat to cross Lake Edison in smoky air DSC03870 DSC08502 DSC03874 DSC03879 Silver Pass Creek
Silver Pass Lake DSC03889 The top of Silver Pass in sight DSC03894 DSC08509 DSC03896
Looking down on Chief Lake and Papoose Lake from Silver Pass (Darlene's photo) Looking down on Warrior Lake from Silver Pass Our beautiful campsite overlooking Chief Lake – it's all about the view! Chief Lake in the morning Setting out on a litle day hike
DSC03936 DSC03937 DSC03938 Looking toward Silver Pass as we ascend DSC03981 DSC08524
DSC03961 DSC03949 DSC03980 DSC03950 (Darlene's photo) DSC03990
DSC03991 Waiting for sunset DSC03993 DSC03995 DSC04008 DSC04011
DSC04027 Getting ready to head out DSC04033 Looking up to Goodale Pass DSC04042 Working up Goodale Pass from Papoose Lake
DSC04056 Still climbing Goodale Pass Over the top of Goodale Pass and looking south DSC08563 DSC04072 These boots aren't going to make it!
DSC04084 An enormous mushroom! DSC04097 DSC04087 DSC08564 DSC04112
These boots are toast. I had to use my shoelaces to keep the soles attached for the last seven miles, but they made it! silver-divide-loop