The next morning we retraced our route down the Imnaha River for 2+ miles to a different crossing to head up Cliff Creek to Crater Lake, Tuck Pass, and on to Pine Lakes.

The initial segment was on drier slopes

astor were ever-present too

Betsy negotiates a log crossing

One of many creek crossings

Lunch break at Crater Lake

The trail gets rocky

Approaching Tuck Pass

Tuck Pass (8038 feet) is nothing special

Continue to Pine Lakes