The Evolution Crest
Mt Darwin, Mt Mendel, Peak 13,360
We climbed the ridgeline from right to left.
Deputy high over Evolution Basin
Baller hand crack on Peak 13,360
Ramble on to Mt Mendel
Dep engages a downclimb along the ridge
Summit of Mt Mendel
looking east to the Owens Valley
Cruising between Mendel and Darwin
The wild summit block of Mt Darwin
On top of Darwin after the summit block boulder problem
Darwin to Mt Haeckel
This section is the most classic ridge climbing of the traverse.
Big exposure, black diorite knobs, and golden granite!
Rapping off Darwin
Ridge running to Peak 13,332
Dep taking in Evolution Basin
Mt Goddard dominates the background on the left
Looking back at the wild south side of Darwin
Summit of Peak 13,332
Lake below Mt. Haeckel