Album: San Gorgonio - Winter Dayhike (3x)


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
1/21/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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1/21/2005 7:06:40 AM
Parking lot is packed! 
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1/21/2005 7:14:51 AM
 
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1/21/2005 7:17:15 AM
Vivian Creek trailhead 
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At this point I decided to go off-trail and headed right from the sign. 
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Near High Creek Camp 
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Beyond High Creek Camp, I followed the gully up to the ridge as I have done before. 
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There was still a fair amount of heavy ice on some the trees. Had to be mindful of falling widowmakers! 
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Closer view of ice coating some trees. 
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San Jacinto 
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San Jacinto 
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Dragon's Head 
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At this point I opted to not contour around the bowl and ascended directly to the top of the ridge. 
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Approaching the ridge I passed over several significant stress cracks. 
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Used a trekking pole to indicate size of crack 
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Natural ice sculptures 
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Beautiful ice sculptures near the summit 
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True summit finally within view 
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Summit of San Gorgonio 
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Summit of San Gorgonio - where the register resides 
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Found this box first 
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I had to excavate an area to reach the usual register box 
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Large stress crack on the North side of San Gorgonio 
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Large stress crack on the North side of San Gorgonio 
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Cornice on the North side of San Gorgonio 
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Scale of the stress crack 
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This stress crack looks just like a crevasse 
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Leaving the summit 
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Back to High Creek Camp for a quick break and the hike back out. 
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Vivian Creek - I bypassed this area on the way up 
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The Vivian Creek Crossing - precarious at best  
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Sunset on the Vivan Creek Trail 
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