Album: Alta Peak (3x) - Snowshoe


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
3/4/2007 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Alta Mar 2007.gdb

Garmin Mapsource GPS Data 
Alta Peak Mar 2007.an1

Delorme Topoquads GPS Data 
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3/4/2007 7:42:39 AM
7:42am 
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Panther Peak 
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Soft snow! Even with snowshoes I often sank into the snow to about a foot. 
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So much powder!!! 
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I opted for a small chute in the center of this photo 
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Looking back at my snowshoe trail 
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It was fairly steep here and every step was a struggle 
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3/4/2007 11:55:43 AM
11:55am. I have now topped out above the chute and am on the east-west ridge (due West of Alta Peak). 
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On top of the east-west ridge 
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Rocks blanketed with snow 
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Tharps Rock 
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Tharps Rock 
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Up the slope to the summit 
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A huge snowball that had rolled down from above 
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This snowball was at least 3 feet in diameter. Wouldn't want to have that thing chasing me. 
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Tharps Rock 
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Summit block now in sight 
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Tharps Rock 
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Tharps Rock 
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Approaching the summit of Alta Peak 
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Tharps Rock 
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Summit block on Alta Peak 
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Ridge below the summit 
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Tharps Rock 
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Moro Rock 
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Last summit entry 2/4/07 
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Back down the slope. I attempted a glissade but this was unsuccessful and I quickly returned to snowshoes. 
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Found a fresh set of snowshoe tracks and a glissade chute near point 10,561. Started to attempt a glissade with snowshoes (bad idea!). 
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Panther Peak shortly before sunset 
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Getting dark. Back at the Lakes Trail / Panther Gap Trail junction. 5:55pm. 
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Back at the trailhead. 6:31pm. 
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My 2007 track. Note the mistake of almost reaching Heather Lake. 
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My track from 2005