Silver Peak via Cold Creek Hike

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2019-07-04 13.07.51 Zoe posing at Twin Lakes.
Zoe posing at Twin Lakes.
2019-07-04 13.09.45 Zoe taking the high crossing of Cold Creek. Don't fall since it's a long way out to medical care.
Zoe taking the high crossing of Cold Creek. Don't fall since it's a long way out to medical care.
2019-07-04 13.10.10 Crossing Cold Creek at Twin Lakes before heading sharply uphill to meet the PCT.
Crossing Cold Creek at Twin Lakes before heading sharply uphill to meet the PCT.
2019-07-04 13.10.38 We're going up there somewhere.
We're going up there somewhere.
2019-07-04 13.47.39 Beginning the climb up from Twin Lakes on a slightly overgrown trail.
Beginning the climb up from Twin Lakes on a slightly overgrown trail.
2019-07-04 14.15.54 Silver Peak!
Silver Peak!
2019-07-04 15.04.31 Hiking on the mountain highway that is the PCT. The Cacade Crest 100 race happened to have startd this same day. We had several runners pass us as they...
Hiking on the mountain highway that is the PCT. The Cacade Crest 100 race happened to have startd this same day. We had several runners pass us as they…
2019-07-04 15.04.39
2019-07-04 15.59.58 Climbing up the loose scree was a little bit annoying, but there was a clear switchbacky path which made a bit easier.
Climbing up the loose scree was a little bit annoying, but there was a clear switchbacky path which made a bit easier.
2019-07-04 16.03.41 After leaving Zoe and Gavin down on the PCT, Kathryn and Martin are on a fast and light ascent of Silver Peak. In the background are West and East Tinkham...
After leaving Zoe and Gavin down on the PCT, Kathryn and Martin are on a fast and light ascent of Silver Peak. In the background are West and East Tinkham…
2019-07-04 16.03.47
2019-07-04 16.03.52 Looking back on the last bit of winter snow on the ridgeline between Silver and Tinkham Peaks. The trail is on the left.
Looking back on the last bit of winter snow on the ridgeline between Silver and Tinkham Peaks. The trail is on the left.