California mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus californicus, is a subspecies of mule deer whose range covers much of the state of California.
Heading out of Cottonwood Creek, up towards Trail Pass where we head up the spine of the Sierras to summit Mt Whitney
Reflections, both visually and mentally invade you as you head thousands of feet above sea level.
Rugged up and heading towards 12,000 feet. The mountains start to appear before eye level. Just 1.8 mile to the summit. Guitar Lake behind us.
A view from the summit looking south towards 'Keeler Needle'.
Anthony & Greg on top of America. Mt Whitney summit, 14495 feet or 4421m above sea level.
Anthony relaxing and bathing weary feet after the summit in one of the meadows on decent.
Dinner Time. Instant mash with powdered milk, parmesan, olive oil and chilli flakes. Scrumptious.