The Palisades

The Palisades are a series of peaks in the High Sierra above the town of Big Pine. they are one of the largest glaciated areas, such as it is, in the Sierra Nevada, and the crest is such that there is no pass with which you can cross to the west side in the immediate vicinity without using ropes.

Palisades trailhead

Sam Mack Meadow

Mt. Sill, V and U Notches, North Palisade and Palisade Glacier

Mt Sill and Sam Mack Lake

Mt. Gayley

Sam Mack Lake

tiny lake south of Sam Mack Lake

Mt. Winchell east face