Album: Mount Tom - North Ridge


Category
Outdoor Adventures
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Album Date
5/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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4/30/2005 1:31:30 PM
Approaching Mount Tom from the dirt road south of Rovana. 
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4/30/2005 1:31:35 PM
Our journey would begin at the bottom of the North Ridge in the right of the photo. 
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4/30/2005 1:31:37 PM
 
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4/30/2005 1:33:57 PM
 
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4/30/2005 2:19:40 PM
 
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4/30/2005 2:19:47 PM
Courtney gets a head start 
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4/30/2005 2:30:30 PM
Paul 
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4/30/2005 2:53:39 PM
Courtney 
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4/30/2005 2:59:43 PM
 
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4/30/2005 4:11:23 PM
With his plastic boots, Paul prefers the snow. 
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This snow was terrible - major postholing. I sank into one hole that was almost over my head. 
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5/1/2005 4:56:13 AM
4:56am. Predawn we leave camp and start heading further up the ridge. 
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5/1/2005 5:49:37 AM
 
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Courtney & Paul 
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Courtney & Paul 
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Paul 
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We now get a better view up the ridge -- summit still not visible 
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Pine Creek Tungsten Mine 
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Upper end of Pine Creek Canyon and the Pine Creek Tungsten Mine 
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Pine Creek Tungsten Mine  
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Another bump along the way 
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We still have a long way to go 
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Looking down into Pine Creek Canyon 
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Looking back down the ridge 
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Courtney 
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Postholing past our waists 
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Looking down one of the chutes on the NW side of the ridge. It's steeper than it looks in the photo. 
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Paul 
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We camped in the snow free area at around 9000 feet. 
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Returning to camp 
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The sand was great on the way down. 
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Back down at last 
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Mount Tom and Elderberry Canyon 
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Mount Tom 
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Mount Tom 
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Courtney punches through the crust and yells in frustration. We were constantly stuck in the snow like this.