Sign attached to a tree at the summit of Tioga Pass: "Tioga Pass Elev. 9941 Ft., Mono National Forest: Lee Vining Ranger Station, Hammond Mono Lake, Farrington's, Bridgeport; Yosemite National Park: Tuolomne, Lake Tenaya, Sequoia, Camp Curry."
H. H. West Jr. and William Shaw stand next to H. H. West's car en route to Twin Lakes from Los Angeles. Shaw holds his hands at his waist and wears a hat and glasses. West wears a visor and has his hands behind his back. The car is packed with luggage.