Album: Tucki Mountain


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
1/29/2006
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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1/29/2006 10:31:18 AM
Tucki Mountain as seen from near Emigrant CG where I started 
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1/29/2006 10:31:40 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:33:57 AM
Emigrant Wash 
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1/29/2006 10:35:24 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:40:35 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:40:41 AM
I believe this is the Tucki mine road. I followed it for a short distance into the hills. 
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1/29/2006 10:45:15 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:46:49 AM
Part of an old car or truck 
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1/29/2006 10:46:55 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:49:06 AM
This is where the Tucki mine road enters the hills. I took the wash to the left to maintain a more direct heading. 
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1/29/2006 10:49:29 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:56:30 AM
 
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1/29/2006 10:56:56 AM
My car is just visible as a white speck above the cactus in the full size version of this photo. 
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1/29/2006 11:06:06 AM
 
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1/29/2006 11:20:05 AM
 
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1/29/2006 11:29:31 AM
I took one of the ridges toward the right in this photo 
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1/29/2006 11:34:35 AM
 
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1/29/2006 11:38:10 AM
 
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1/29/2006 11:41:19 AM
The ridge had a few minor outcroppings 
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1/29/2006 11:45:05 AM
 
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1/29/2006 11:48:56 AM
The top of the mountain has a huge crater. Oh wait, this is an ant hill. 
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1/29/2006 11:49:26 AM
 
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1/29/2006 12:04:36 PM
The ridge continues up from right to left in this photo 
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1/29/2006 12:11:19 PM
Looking back down from a short distance up the ridge 
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1/29/2006 12:11:27 PM
One of the ridges further to the north appears more interesting 
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1/29/2006 12:21:52 PM
 
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1/29/2006 12:24:15 PM
 
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1/29/2006 12:26:17 PM
 
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1/29/2006 12:36:10 PM
 
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1/29/2006 12:56:54 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:02:34 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:24:38 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:24:53 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:25:01 PM
Lone Pine Peak, Mount Whitney, and the Sierra crest is visible to the West 
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1/29/2006 1:25:24 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:43:05 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:43:13 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:47:58 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:50:10 PM
Another shot of the Sierra Crest 
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1/29/2006 1:52:13 PM
 
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1/29/2006 1:52:48 PM
Telescope Peak 
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1/29/2006 1:52:56 PM
Telescope Peak 
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1/29/2006 1:53:07 PM
Telescope Peak 
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1/29/2006 2:08:51 PM
Tucki's summit is now only minutes away. 
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1/29/2006 2:14:33 PM
Rounding the top of Tucki's summit 
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1/29/2006 2:14:50 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:15:45 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:15:55 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:16:02 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:16:23 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:16:26 PM
Telescope Peak. The ridge I came up is visible in the foreground. 
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1/29/2006 2:16:33 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:16:36 PM
Looking down into Death Valley 
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1/29/2006 2:16:39 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:16:42 PM
Telescope Peak 
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1/29/2006 2:16:56 PM
Telescope Peak 
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1/29/2006 2:16:56 PM
Snow Nymph and Calhiker were up here just a few weeks earlier. 
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1/29/2006 2:16:56 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:26:41 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:27:00 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:27:25 PM
GPS seems to be reading a bit low today. Usually it's closer than that (assuming the summit elevation of 6726 feet is correct). 
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1/29/2006 2:30:27 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:30:37 PM
Telescope Peak 
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1/29/2006 2:33:34 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:33:58 PM
From the summit this is the ridge I descended 
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1/29/2006 2:38:34 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:43:02 PM
 
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Halfway down the ridge has a few rocky outcroppings 
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1/29/2006 2:50:54 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:51:01 PM
A natural bridge 
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1/29/2006 2:53:19 PM
 
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1/29/2006 2:55:49 PM
The ridge continues down quite a bit further 
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1/29/2006 3:02:33 PM
Barrel cactus 
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1/29/2006 3:03:07 PM
Barrel cactus. The thorns were reddish/pink. 
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1/29/2006 3:09:10 PM
The next ridge to the north looks interesting! 
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1/29/2006 3:13:57 PM
 
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1/29/2006 3:21:15 PM
 
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1/29/2006 3:28:03 PM
At this point I debated whether to drop into the wash to the left or continue down the ridge. I continued down the ridge though the wash may have been better. 
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1/29/2006 3:28:05 PM
 
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1/29/2006 4:00:19 PM
 
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1/29/2006 4:19:25 PM
 
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1/29/2006 4:19:49 PM
 
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1/29/2006 4:43:38 PM
 
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1/29/2006 4:44:06 PM
Cholla 
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1/29/2006 4:49:15 PM
 
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1/29/2006 5:04:33 PM
 
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1/29/2006 5:08:37 PM
 
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1/29/2006 5:09:52 PM
These engines must have been used to pump water 
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1/29/2006 5:10:10 PM
 
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1/29/2006 5:17:59 PM
Back to my car just before dark. Tucki appears in the background.