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Sunrise at the Southern Pond in Seavy Pass

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By tmorton23 - Posted on 06 August 2018

Sunrise on Southern Pond in Seavy Pass


Ted Morton's

Trip Report
July 14 – 21, 2018
Bensen Lake Loop
Day Three


Sunrise at the Southern Seavy Pass Pond is one of the most beautiful conjunctions of times and places we can come up with in the whole High Sierra. The terrain and the ponds in the mountain-channel Seavy Pass runs through are incredible all the time, but the scene lights up at sunrise.

Here our hike on the Bensen Lake Loop has joined us up with the combined routes of the Pacific Crest and Tahoe to Yosemite Trails across the North Yosemite Backcountry.



Northeast Corner of Southern Pond in Seavy Pass



Smedberg Lake


Editor's Note

Ted skipped Bensen Lake, so here's the Trail Guide entry for that part of the trail:

Approaching and Visiting Bensen Lake



Trail Guide

Bensen Lake Loop Detailed Map

Approaching the South Pond

Sunrise at the Southern Pond in Seavy Pass

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