Thirtythree Lake and Unnamed Lake under Sawtooth Peak, Payette National Forest

Hard hike today into Thirtythree Lake followed by a death march to an unnamed lake that John and I looked down on from Sawtooth Peak about two weeks ago.

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View dropping into Thirtythree Lake, notice its a hanging lake with the drop off on the other end.

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Amazing camp site and granite peninsula.

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View looking back up the lake with the saddle we dropped in on just to the right.

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Hiking back out a different saddle, looking back down.

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Headed to Sawtooth Peak for the second lake of the day and the first bear sighting of the day!IMG_E0102

Second Lake of the day with Sawtooth Peak in the background.  Yes that is snow below the peak and yes it is real!

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A rare photo of a bear sleeping by a mountain lake!!!

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