This plateau was just south of the Bench Lake cutoff and north of Pinchot Pass. This is looking north towards Upper Basin.
BenchlakearealookingnorthJohn Muir Trail
From John Muir Trail
This unnamed lake was shallow and warm (on a very cold day). It's just south of the Bench Lake cutoff and north of Pinchot Pass.
BenchlakeareacampsitelookingsouthJohn Muir Trail
Looking south from Forester Pass on a stormy afternoon. Forester Pass is 13,153 feet high and is the highest pass on the John Muir Trail.
LookingSouthatopForesterJohn Muir Trail