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A perfect day to hike to Crystal Lake.

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Gorgeous day. Should go for a hike.


Trailhead

Jim had hiked the Fall Creek trail before, so this part was familiar.

Sawtooth Peak in the background.

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But then we left the 'real' trail to visit Crystal Lake.

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From the saddle onward, there was a recognizable tread (where there wasn't any snow).

Gunsight Notch in the distant background (it sits right above Middle Fork Lake).

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Ruby didn't care if there was snow on the trail. In fact, she prefers it.

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Jim found the lake relaxing.

Panorama view below.

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On our way home, there was a car at the Slick Rock parking spot. We decided to check the stream crossing. Use at your own risk.

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Our climbers are in view. Click for the bigger version, then look for a red spot near the top of the first crack. There is another climber in the 'hole' of the second crack, but much harder to see.

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