Album: Thor Peak (3x)


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
6/12/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Lone Pine Peak 
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Candlelight Peak 
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Lone Pine Peak 
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Candlelight Peak 
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Meysan Lakes drainage 
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Mount Whitney and the North Fork drainage 
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Mount Whitney Trailhead 
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Scale at the trailhead - cool! 
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Daryl and I at the trailhead 
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Thor Peak 
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Thor Peak 
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6/12/2005 8:02:26 AM
 
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North Fork is almost entirely clear of snow to LBSL 
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You might get a little wet here 
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Start of the Ebersbacher Ledges 
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Lower portion of the Ebersbacher Ledges 
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Ebersbacher Ledges 
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Don't slip! 
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Daryl on the ledges 
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Upper part of the ledges 
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A number of Restoration Area signs were recently put up 
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Thor Peak and LBSL 
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Lower Boy Scout Lake 
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Snow on Thor's NE slope. It was becoming suncupped on the lower part of the slope which made for bumpy glissading. It was better higher up. 
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Daryl on the slope above LBSL 
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6/12/2005 12:02:29 PM
 
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The "Secret Route" 
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The "Secret Route". We opt to stay on the snow and keep heading up. 
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Looking down at LBSL 
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Nice stripe of snow leading up to the Russell/Carillon saddle 
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Tom Sakai on Thor's upper plateau 
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A few soft spots up here 
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Approaching Thor's summit 
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Mount McAdie (center) 
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Mount Irvine 
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Tom Sakai on the summit of Thor Peak 
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Mount Whitney 
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Mount Russell (left) and Mount Carillon (right) 
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Mount Whitney 
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Mount Whitney 
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Mount Whitney 
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Looking toward Trail Crest (center rear) 
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Consultation Lake 
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Mount McAdie 
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Mount Muir (center) 
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Mount Carillon 
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Mount Russell (seen from Thor Peak) 
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Mount Whitney and the Mountaineer's Route 
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Mirror Lake 
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Lone Pine Peak (rear) 
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Crooks Peak and Keeler Needle 
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Not too many have been up here since I was last here in December. 
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No summits between January and April 
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Daryl on the summit of Thor Peak 
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Daryl on the summit of Thor Peak 
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Daryl and I on Thor's summit 
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Upper Boy Scout Lake 
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Mount McAdie and Consultation Lake 
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Daryl glissading down Thor's upper plateau 
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Daryl 
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Glissading on top was actually better than I expected. 
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Getting ready to descend to LBSL 
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Halfway back down to LBSL. We opted to glissade. There were quite a few exposed rocks so we had to stop frequently and maneuver around them. 
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Daryl glissading down to LBSL. The suncups on the bottom of the slope had softened up in the afternoon. Still bumpy but not as bad as it was earlier in the day. 
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Lower Boy Scout Lake 
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Fish in LBSL 
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Lower Boy Scout Lake 
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Skiers heading up to Whitney to ski down from the Notch. 
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Back down the ledges 
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Negotiating the treacherous creek 
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A hiker on the Ebersbacher Ledges 
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Hikers negotiating the Ebersbacher Ledges 
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A hiker on the Ebersbacher Ledges. From this perspective it looks scarier than it is. 
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We took the shortcut down to the Portal 
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A house sized rock at the end of the Portal. 
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Trout pond at the Portal 
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The Whitney Portal Store. Time for some burgers! 
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Parting shot of Thor Peak