Ruby Crest Trail Day 2: Liberty lake to peak 10,207

We soon encounter the 12-mile waterless segment of the trail along the crest. Ann gets footsore before it ends, but we have enough water to stop for the night. Mountain goats, soaring hawks, and the smell of sweet anise all grace the day.

Favre lake at dawn

Morning coffee

Ann climbing to Lake pass

Treating water at Furlong creek

Heading for Wines peak

Mountain goats

Mountain goats and mountains

Ann on Wines peak

Ann on Ruby crest

Red-tailed hawk

Convergent lady-beetle

Little and big rock piles

Dinner out

Hand in the cookie bag

Peak 10,207 sunset

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