Old Hyndman from Big Basin
Old Hyndman peeks out above the alpine ridgeline.
McIntire Peak in Big Basin with Lupine
Blue lupine in Big Basin, with McIntire Peak beyond
Big Basin Waterfall III
A peaceful cascade comes down one of the many streams in Big Basin.
Peaceful Easy Feeling
Kneeling along the spring, I have some fun with being in and out of focus with some lush plants.
Hyndman Creek Trail Landscape
Aspen, wildflowers, and grasses form a peaceful landscape along the Hyndman Creek Trail.
Big Basin Wildflowers
As I exit the basin, there is rain in the distance. Walnut is framed by the slopes of The Paymaster to the left and Cobb Peak to the right.
Cobb and Old Hyndman from Big Basin
A broader view looking north out of Big Basin to see the south flank of Cobb Peak and Old Hyndman.
The butterflies were out and about, but this is the only good shot I got.
Jacqueline Peak in Big Basin with Lupine
I notice a field of lupine at the base of Jacqueline Peak along with a fascinating tree.
Big Basin Waterfall II
One of the many waterfalls in Big Basin.
Spring and Flowers
I small spring is surrounded by an array of wildflowers and stones.
I climb up out of the deep creek and an interesting rock greets me at the trail, with Elaine's Lookout and The Paymaster beyond.
Big Basin Waterfall I
I shinny down to the creek to explore a waterfall, very common in Big Basin.
It is a bit gloomy as I make my way up into Big Basin through the lupine and paintbrush.
The Hyndman Creek Trail enters a dark forest on a late July morning.