|the lake is in the bowl, far left|
Instead of making it into a loop with the Cady Creek or Meander Meadows trails, we headed back the way we came, figuring if it was good in one direction, why not do it twice, with the sun starting to drop on the horizon, providing some softer lighting.
|on the PCT, at junction with Cady Ridge|
It was a long day, but we made it the almost 14 miles in about 8 hours. One of the best hikes of the season!