Smoke from a fire in Dry Hollow Canyon .
A swampy marsh forms in the summer when the lake dries up.
The smoke acts like a giant filter, casting blue shadows.
In front of Mount Olympus
Lake Blanche looking toward Dromedary Peak, and Sunrise Peak.
Glacier carved rock.
The last 100 feet of the Trail.
Lake Blanche 8:00 a.m.
Lake Blanche 9:00 a.m.
Lake Florence (the one next to Lake Blanche)
Looking at Sundial Peak
Lake Lillian looking toward Sundial Peak.
Looking toward Mount Olympus.
Looking toward the Sundial Cirque.
Mount Superior and Monte Cristo
The smoke from Dry Hollow Canyon.
Dromedary and the east peak of Twin Peaks.
Denyse sitting in front of Lake Blanche and Sundial Peak.
Sundial at 6:30 a.m.
Look carefully, this is Sundial Peak
Viewed at 90 degrees from the previous picture.
Lake Blanche, at about 9:30 p.m.
Denyse watching the smoky fire slowly fade out.
Pollution is supposed to be great for sunsets.
The cause of all the smoke, a fire in Dry Hollow Canyon.
For pictures of a hike up to Lake Blanche Waterfall in 2007
Lake Blanche Waterfalls 2007
For pictures of Yellow Bellied Marmots around Lake Blanche
Yellow Bellied Marmots - Lake
For Pictures of a trip up to Lake Blanche in the winter
Lake Blanche Snow
For pictures of animals and flowers from around Lake Blanche:
Lake Blanche Life
For Pictures of a trip up to Lake Blanche in 2002
Lake Blanche 2002