Album: Mount Williamson


Category
Outdoor Adventures
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Album Date
7/4/2004 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Mount Tyndall at Sunrise (as seen from camp at Shepherd Pass) 
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Hikers enroute to Tyndall or Williamson 
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Mount Tyndall 
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Mount Tyndall 
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Mount Tyndall (as seen from approach to Mount Williamson) 
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Intrepid hikers (John, Brian, & Matt) approaching the Williamson Bowl. 
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First view of the Williamson Bowl on approach. 
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Mount Versteeg (as seen from the Williamson Bowl) 
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Mount Tyndall's impressive east face. 
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Oh crap! We have to cross that? 
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Bright blue-green waters of Lake 12,244. 
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John surveys the route up Mount Williamson. 
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Sun just above Mount Williamson 
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Campsite near Lake 12,244. Looks like a decent spot if you're willing to haul your gear this far. 
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Mount Tyndall 
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Mount Versteeg 
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Looking up at "The Stain" and the start of the route. 
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Mount Versteeg 
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Just below the stain. Climbers were heading up the route just right of the stain. 
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Looking up the chute from just above the stain. 
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Lake Helen of Troy (center) and Mount Versteeg (right) 
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Lake Helen of Troy 
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Looking across the Williamson Bowl. Mount Tyndall is to the left. 
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Junction Peak (upper right) 
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The start of the chute 
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Interesting color bands of rock seen partway up the chute. 
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Matt still appears cheerful even with all the gear he was hauling. 
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Looking down the chute. 
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Nearing the top of the chute. The "Chimney" is just off the right of the photo. 
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"The Chimney" above the chute. Just above this is the plateau. 
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Markup showing the class 3 chimney just below the upper plateau 
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Another shot of the chimney 
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Brian works his way up the "Chimney". 
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Hey, that was fun! 
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Looking across the Williamson plateau to the "Horns". 
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John waits for the rest of the team to exit the chimney. 
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Matt & Brian step onto the plateau. Hey! We ascended the chimney and survived! 
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View from the top of the chimney toward the summit. Summit is not quite visible. 
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Looking across the Williamson plateau from the summit. 
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Mount Tyndall (rear) 
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Climbers gathering on the summit of Mount Williamson. 
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Brian and Matt nearing the summit. 
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Mount Whitney (center) as seen from Mount Williamson. 
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Mount Langley 
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Looking toward the Kaweahs (rear) 
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About a dozen climbers on the summit of Mount Williamson (11:52am). 
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Lake Helen of Troy 
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Owens Valley 
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Brian (left), Matt (center), and John (right) on the summit. 
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Well vandalized USGS marker. No summit register could be found. 
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Sailplane 
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Mount Whitney (center) 
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Mount Tyndall 
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Well weathered snow on the Williamson plateau. 
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Looking down the chimney from the top. 
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Looking down the chimney from the top. 
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Matt & John heading down the chimney. This crack is the hardest part. 
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Brian climbs down the Chimney (plenty of hand and footholds here). 
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Brian nears the bottom of the chimney. 
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Looking up from below the chimney. 
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The Williamson Bowl 
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Time for a rest at the base of the chute. 
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Typical route just to the right of "The Stain". 
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The "Stain" and the route up to the entrance of the chute. 
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The "Stain" and the route up to the entrance of the chute. 
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Wildflowers in the Williamson Bowl. It's amazing there's any life here at all. 
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Matt admires the view of Mount Tyndall from across the lake. 
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Brian and Matt have fun on a small slope of snow. 
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Met Snow Nymph on the way out of the Williamson Bowl (http://www.snow-nymph.com/). I was hoping we'd cross paths one day. 
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Snow Dude. 
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Mount Williamson (as seen from the Northern end of the Williamson Bowl). 
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Matt & Brian are happy to be out of the Bowl. 
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Mount Tyndall 
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Mount Tyndall's North Rib (diagonal across center) and the Northwest Ridge (top). 
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Just a little further back to camp at Shepherd Pass. Junction Peak is visible in the upper right. 
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Good shot of Mount Tyndall from near Shepherd Pass. 
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Shepherds Pass (center) and Junction Peak (rear) 
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Returning to camp at Shepherd Pass. 
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Camping at Shepherds Pass. Mount Keith is visible in the rear. 
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The Lake at Shepherd Pass. 
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Camp at Shepherd Pass. 
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View of Mount Tyndall at sunset from my tent. 
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Brian does a short glissade. 
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Matt averts certain death by self arresting after a glissade.