Album: San Gorgonio (2x)


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Outdoor Adventures
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A long dayhike up San Gorgonio with lots of snow. I hiked up the Vivian Creek trail which was clear of snow until the trail reached the creek at about 7100 feet. From then on it was a snowshoe hike. Snow was soft most of the day. There was no ice and n
Album Date
3/12/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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3/12/2004 8:03:35 AM
Vivian Creek Trailhead (you go up the road to the right of the signs) 
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Waterfall as seen from the Vivian Creek trail. 
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Significant snow began around the point the trail reaches the creek (7100 ft). It was a snowshoe hike from that point on. 
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Vivian Creek 
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High Creek Camp to the left. Halfway Camp to the right. 
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High Creek. Last chance for water. Much of the creek was covered over. Fortunately a few places were exposed. This is where I got water. 
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3/12/2004 12:35:09 PM
Going up the gully from High Creek Camp. This was probably the most strenuous part. 
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Now on top of the ridge above 10,000 feet. 
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Dragons Head 
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Had to push hard at this point. Elevation definitely noticeable now. I didn't think about it at the time but I wonder if this spot is prone to avalanche? 
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Getter closer to San Gorgonio 
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The effect of warm days on the snow. 
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Some cornicing near the top 
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Interesting cornice that has formed below the summit 
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Interesting waves of snow formed by the wind 
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Amazing pocket of snow that formed a small snow cave somehow. 
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At last, San Gorgonio's summit. 
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Summit register box 
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San Jacinto (as seen from San Gorgonio). I did Jacinto 2 weeks before. 
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San Gorgonio Summit 
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A winter wonderwand 
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Back down to High Creek Camp. 
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Half way down and running out of daylight. 
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Great sunset shots 
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Sunset on the Vivian Creek trail 
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Last rays of light for the day 
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Finally, back to the trailhead. 7:14pm. 
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