At the western edge of Little Lakes valley the trail heads up quickly to Morgan Pass. It’s not very far and when I was ready to continue up for the long haul I realized I was already atop the pass. Easy! And what a difference heading down the other side. It’s only half a mile down to Upper Morgan lake and the topography changed to an incredible moonscape of barren granite. With the stormy cloud cover blending in with the same color scheme it seemed ominous. I found a comfortable rock above the lake and just sat in the quiet, listening to the silence and watching the light change. I love the high Sierra.
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