Big Boulder Lakes Backpackingby Robby MiloBig Boulder Lakes BackpackingD.O. Lee Peak above Cirque Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingCasting for dinner.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingSunrise and moonset over D.O. Lee Peak.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingA small tarn with Cardiac Peak (11,202) in the distance.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingJosh heading back towards Walker Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingHazy sunrise over Walker Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe sights of Livingston Mill let you know you're almost done.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingTesting the waters of Cove Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingHeading back to the vehicle on a manicured trail.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe contrast of the white D.O. Lee Peak made for beautiful light.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingHeading down the loose scree.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingFirst light reflected over Hook Lake, with D.O. Lee Peak and White Cloud Peak #9 in the distance.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingJosh hiking up a ridge with White Cloud Peak #9 in the distance (left).Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingD.O. Lee Peak over the rocky outlet of Sapphire Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe underground outlet of Cirque Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingPeak 11272 standing over Cove Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingMiniature alpine flowers.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingLooking back on the steep climb out of Bighorn Creek.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingCardiac Peak standing over a small tarn in the Big Boulder Lakes.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingD.O. Lee Peak above the barely thawed Kettles.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingJosh making his way across one of the many creek crossings.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingJosh making his way up loose rock on the way to the Kettles.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingMorning light over camp at Cove Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe color of the Kettles was spectacular.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe entrance to Cove Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingWildflowers along the way.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingFirst Light over Cove Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingWalking along the shore of Walker Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingBald Eagles searched for effortless breakfast each morning.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe inlet to Sapphire Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingJosh heading up the outlet.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingJosh getting a hook on nearly his first cast.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingThe first view of the White Cloud Peaks - Peak 10818 in the distance.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingCardiac Peak in the distance over the outlet of Sapphire Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingOutlet from Goat Lake.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingNavigation was tricky through the meadow in order to avoid wet shoes.Big Boulder Lakes BackpackingLooking down on Walker Lake.