Capitol Peak, August 28-29, 2007

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A Bumblebee!
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Capitol Peak from Capitol Lake
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Cattle were at Capitol Peak, but they moved them downhill a few days later. This photo was taken at 11,600 elevation.
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Capitol Peak from Capitol Lake
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The ridge north of Capitol Peak
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The ridge north of Capitol Peak
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Mount Daly at sunrise
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The subpeak K2 in the foregound (13,664'), Capitol Peak in the background.
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The view to the north
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Odd looking terrain to the east.
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The ridge to Capitol Peak
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The ridge from K2 to Daly
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This was the easy part.
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This is the "knife-edge." I did not like it. It's about 100 feet long.
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Capitol Lake from Capitol Peak. My tent is a dot.
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My tent -- next to the rocks in the center of the picture.
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The easiest way down.
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East of the ridge.
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There is a huge, almost vertical cliff on the Capitol side of K2.
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There is a huge, almost vertical cliff on the Capitol side of K2.
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A pregnant grasshopper laying eggs.