Bear Lake to Fern Lake Trailhead
via Odessa and Fern Lakes


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1. Looking back over Bear Lake toward Longs Peak.

2. Approaching Notchtop Mountain.

3. A closer view of Notchtop Mountain with a waterfall below.

4. Crags over Odessa Lake.

5. A couple hikers on the trail rounding Joe Mills Mountain.

6. Scarlet Paintbrush.

7. A closer look at the crags over Odessa Lake.

8. Fern Creek near where it drains out of Odessa Lake.

9. Odessa Lake with the cirque below Ptarmigan Point behind.

10. A telephoto view of the cirque in the previous photo.

11. An even tighter telephoto view of the cirque of the previous photo highlighting a waterfall below the snow fields.

12. Looking back toward Joe Mills Mountain.

13. Heartleaf Arnica.

14. Chiming Bells.

15. Fern Creek between Odessa Lake and Fern Lake.

16. A hiker coming down the trail near Fern Lake.

17. I talked with the gentleman a few moments and then we took each other's photos.

18. Fern Lake.

19. Fern Falls.

20. A tighter shot of Fern Falls.

21. The Pool.

22. The trail below The Pool.

23. Ferns along the trail.

24. Narrowleaf Paintbrush.

25. Alpine Daisy.