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Whitney Portal to Lower Boy Scout Lake


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To the second river crossing Map: Lower Boy Scout Lake and North Fork Lone Pine Creek
Looking Towards Boy Scout Lake
Looking Towards Boy Scout Lake
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Across at the Ledges
Across at the Ledges
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Once you turn that last corner and climb up a little bit you get this lovely view. The lake is at the top, between the two slopes.



Now is also a good time to look to the right, across the river, and get a good look at the ledge you get to traverse. Now that is exciting!



A little ways farther up you reach an impasse. You can't go any farther on this side because the rock face meets the river. So you must cross the river back to the other side.

River crossing
North Fork
North Fork
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Approching the Ledgs
Approching the Ledgs
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This crossing is perhaps the most exciting, though it is also the most refreshing as this miniature waterfall sprays you with a nice, and very well deserved mist.



Once across you get to go up this little passage way. You're almost at the ledge, certainly the most exciting part of the trip. And I'd say you're about half way to the lake, perhaps a little farther.

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