The route down from Norway Pass was forested and at first had a lot of tedious down logs across the trail. But after a junction, the trail was better maintained and we descended to the South Fork of the Imnaha River, which needed to be waded

As we hiked up canyon, the mountains started to show. This is the south face of Cusick Mountain

And a panorama of the ridge

The magical view from near our camp at 7000 feet where we would spend two nights

Thunderstorms threatened but never materialized, but left these clouds at sunset

The Wallowa penstemon, endemic to these mountains, and one of the most common flowers in the meadows

This is all wild onions

A little ways up the canyon

A little bit of everything!

this is apparently some type of saxifrage

The ever-present false hellebore

Continue to Hawkins Pass and Little Frazier Lake