Album: Cactus to Clouds - PS to SJ and Back


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
2/11/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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2/11/2006 5:57:57 AM
Cactus to Clouds Museum Trailhead. 5:57am. 
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2/11/2006 6:18:10 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:20:20 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:23:28 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:30:33 AM
The famous caution sign. 6:30am. 
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2/11/2006 6:32:36 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:34:44 AM
Sunrise over Palm Springs 
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2/11/2006 6:34:53 AM
Sunrise over Palm Springs 
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2/11/2006 6:36:31 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:36:38 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:38:16 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:38:45 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:39:02 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:39:11 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:39:18 AM
Sunrise above Palm Springs on the Cactus to Clouds Trail 
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2/11/2006 6:41:43 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:42:32 AM
On the trail 
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2/11/2006 6:42:55 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:43:02 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:45:37 AM
 
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2/11/2006 6:49:41 AM
An old yucca in warm light 
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2/11/2006 7:35:59 AM
 
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2/11/2006 7:36:08 AM
This spot provides an interesting perspective looking down at Palm Springs 
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2/11/2006 7:45:10 AM
 
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2/11/2006 7:45:15 AM
 
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2/11/2006 8:47:49 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:01:49 AM
The trail works its way up just to the right of the high point in the center of the photo 
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2/11/2006 9:02:03 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:02:06 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:13:00 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:22:04 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:29:56 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:30:08 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:34:35 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:34:43 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:34:54 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:45:00 AM
Some icy spots below Long Valley. Wasn't a problem going up but was a bit annoying on the way down. 
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2/11/2006 9:56:34 AM
 
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2/11/2006 9:56:40 AM
An impressive rock formation just below the tram station 
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2/11/2006 10:09:53 AM
Long Valley. 10:09am. 
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2/11/2006 10:10:20 AM
 
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2/11/2006 10:13:35 AM
Tram walkway 
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2/11/2006 10:14:56 AM
Long Valley Ranger Station 
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2/11/2006 10:21:39 AM
 
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2/11/2006 10:27:38 AM
Lots of ice on the trail 
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2/11/2006 10:28:39 AM
 
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2/11/2006 10:55:29 AM
Solid (and very slippery) ice. There was ice on most of the trail from past the ranger station all the way up to Wellman Divide. Beyond Wellman Divide much of the trail was clear (due to exposure to the sun) 
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2/11/2006 10:56:00 AM
Round Valley trail junction 
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2/11/2006 11:20:23 AM
 
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2/11/2006 11:26:03 AM
Wellman Divide. 11:26am. 
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2/11/2006 11:33:53 AM
 
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2/11/2006 11:39:14 AM
The exposed areas beyond Wellman Divide were clear 
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2/11/2006 11:39:33 AM
Cornell Peak 
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2/11/2006 11:39:38 AM
Looking down toward the tram station 
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2/11/2006 11:43:11 AM
The bare spot is Round Valley 
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2/11/2006 12:04:37 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:09:59 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:13:29 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:13:31 PM
Jean Peak 
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2/11/2006 12:14:52 PM
Trail junction at the saddle south of San Jacinto. Not much further now. 
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2/11/2006 12:20:09 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:23:29 PM
Summit of San Jacinto. 12:23pm. 
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2/11/2006 12:23:40 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:23:50 PM
Jean Peak 
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2/11/2006 12:24:33 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:24:41 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:25:07 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:25:14 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:25:19 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:26:34 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:26:38 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:26:44 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:26:51 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:26:55 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:27:02 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:27:06 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:27:13 PM
 
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2/11/2006 12:42:53 PM
It's pretty hard to believe it's only February 
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2/11/2006 1:04:29 PM
 
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2/11/2006 1:16:00 PM
 
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2/11/2006 1:21:36 PM
 
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2/11/2006 1:44:18 PM
Round Valley ranger hut 
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2/11/2006 1:45:46 PM
 
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2/11/2006 1:46:28 PM
Round Valley 
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2/11/2006 1:46:39 PM
Round Valley 
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2/11/2006 1:47:22 PM
Round Valley and Cornell Peak 
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2/11/2006 1:47:27 PM
Cornell Peak as seen from Long Valley 
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2/11/2006 2:23:20 PM
Long Valley Ranger Station. 2:23pm. 
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2/11/2006 2:26:56 PM
 
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2/11/2006 2:31:15 PM
Leaving Long Valley. 2:31pm. 
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2/11/2006 2:34:08 PM
Coming down the steep part was a little tricky with tired legs and icy patches 
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2/11/2006 2:42:20 PM
 
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2/11/2006 2:42:25 PM
 
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2/11/2006 3:00:52 PM
 
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2/11/2006 3:18:36 PM
 
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2/11/2006 3:20:16 PM
 
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2/11/2006 4:50:43 PM
 
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2/11/2006 5:06:25 PM
 
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2/11/2006 5:13:53 PM
 
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2/11/2006 5:43:26 PM
 
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2/11/2006 5:50:22 PM
At this point I fired up my headlamp. Didn't really want to step on rattler. 
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2/11/2006 6:15:20 PM
Back to the trailhead. 6:15pm.