Album: Sierra Challenge 2006 - Day 2 - Eichorn


Category
Outdoor Adventures
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Album Date
8/5/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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8/5/2006 5:06:29 AM
Just past the trailhead. 5:06am. 
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Hell hound 
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Mount Ritter (left) and Mount Banner (right) 
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Mount Ritter (left) and Mount Banner (right) 
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Mount Ritter 
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Mount Banner 
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The Minarets 
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Bob decides it's time for crampons 
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Crampons on 
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Ritter and Banner 
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Clyde Minaret 
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Where's the route? 
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Gearing up at the base of the snowfield 
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Dave Daly puts on crampons for the climb up the snowfield below Clyde Minaret 
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At the bergschrund 
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The bergschrund was quite deep 
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Patrick stuns the rest of us by quickly traversing the steep upper snowfield without crampons or ice axe 
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This isn't too hard if you don't look down 
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Don't look down! 
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Dave, Andrieu, and Daniel on an exposed face just below Clyde Minaret 
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Can you say "exposure"? 
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Michael Minaret (as seen from Clyde Minaret) 
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Michael Minaret (left) and Eichorn Minaret (center) as seen from Clyde Minaret 
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Michael Minaret (as seen from Clyde Minaret) 
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Dave Daly on the summit of Clyde Minaret 
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Dave Daly on the summit of Clyde Minaret 
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Andrieu arrives at the summit of Clyde Minaret 
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Daniel on the summit of Clyde Minaret 
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Eichorn Minaret 
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Knife-edge traverse between Clyde and Eichorn Minarets 
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Tricky terrain on the knife-edge traverse 
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The easiest route goes up the face diagonally to the left 
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Approaching the crux of the ridge traverse 
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Looking down at Andrieu and Daniel tackling the crux on the ridge traverse between Clyde and Eichorn 
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Looking back at Clyde Minaret 
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The second half of the traverse to Eichorn is easier if you drop down to the left (above the snowfield) and then go up the easier ramp 
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Michael Minaret 
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Michael Minaret 
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Dave Daly makes a leap for a photo op 
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Dave Daly 
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Dave Daly 
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Dave Daly 
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Michael Minaret 
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Clyde Minaret 
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Clyde Minaret 
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Andrieu and Daniel on the summit of Eichorn Minaret 
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Ritter (left) and Banner (right) 
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Patrick has us all scared 
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Michael Minaret 
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Clyde Minaret 
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Clyde Minaret 
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