Great Basin NP - Baker Lake

The Baker Lake - Johnson Lake loop is the standard alpine loop in the park. I believe it is about 16 miles total.

The trail starts in dry desert-like conditions at 8000 feet

Not so dry when you're next to Baker Creek

Starting to feel like you're in the mountains

There were 4 of these but only two hung around for the photo

Baker Lake is 5.7 miles and 2600 feet up, lots of room for camps spread out

With these impressive cliffs surrounding it

Continue over the pass to Johnson Lake