The High Divide

From the Seven Lakes Basin turnoff, it is a short mile to the pass where you cross the High Divide and head down, down down into the Hoh Valley.

A set of high tarns on the west side of the High Divide

Looking northwest at row after row of the Olympic Mountains

A big marmot was not very shy

A ridge that cuts off from the High Divide

Mt. Olympus, front and center, from the High Divide

Mt. Olympus towers over the Hoh Valley far below

A closeup of one of Mt. Olympus' peaks

We were heading down into the Hoh Valley, but another trail stays high along the High Divide from the pass

I did a side hike a short distance to a nice spot on the ridge

More views of Mt. Olympus as we start to descend

continue to Down, down, down to the Hoh