Album: Carillon (6x) & Russell (8x)


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Description

Album Date
5/12/2007 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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5/12/2007 3:38:08 AM
Tina and I depart the Portal at 3:38am 
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5/12/2007 3:54:10 AM
North Fork junction. 3:54am. 
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5/12/2007 4:07:22 AM
 
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5/12/2007 4:35:06 AM
E-Ledges. 4:35am. 
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5/12/2007 5:11:10 AM
LBSL. 5:11am. 
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5/12/2007 5:30:18 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:30:34 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:30:44 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:33:21 AM
Easy friction on the way up the Carillon drainage 
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5/12/2007 5:33:36 AM
Early morning above Lower Boy Scout Lake 
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5/12/2007 5:40:33 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:47:32 AM
Early morning glow on Thor Peak 
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5/12/2007 5:52:13 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:52:15 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:52:17 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:54:19 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:54:24 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:54:26 AM
 
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5/12/2007 5:54:31 AM
 
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5/12/2007 6:53:19 AM
The Cleaver comes into view 
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5/12/2007 6:53:24 AM
The Cleaver 
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5/12/2007 6:57:21 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:02:10 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:08:32 AM
Come on slowpoke! heh 
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5/12/2007 7:14:23 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:14:25 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:14:31 AM
Looking toward Cleaver Col 
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5/12/2007 7:16:57 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:19:26 AM
I started walking across the ice for fun ... tried to get Tina to join me ... then it cracked and I almost went for a swim 
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5/12/2007 7:19:36 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:28:44 AM
 
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5/12/2007 7:30:38 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:17:19 AM
Ascending to Cleaver Col with crampons & ice axe 
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5/12/2007 8:17:24 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:33:13 AM
I climbed straight up to the col last time. Wasn't going to make that mistake this time. 
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5/12/2007 8:33:15 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:33:23 AM
Ascending to Cleaver Col 
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5/12/2007 8:42:48 AM
I kinda like this shot -- shows the grand scale of things 
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5/12/2007 8:42:50 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:42:52 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:42:59 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:43:02 AM
 
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5/12/2007 8:43:08 AM
Gamblers Special. Unknown to us Tomcat_rc & Snow nymph followed 2 hours behind us to climb this peak. 
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5/12/2007 9:16:53 AM
Had some icy spots here 
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5/12/2007 9:16:56 AM
 
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5/12/2007 9:17:02 AM
 
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5/12/2007 9:20:50 AM
On the way to Cleaver Col with Gamblers Special in the background 
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5/12/2007 9:28:14 AM
The Cleaver 
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5/12/2007 9:28:21 AM
 
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5/12/2007 9:30:53 AM
Strange ... I didn't seem to have so much trouble with postholing here. How much do you weigh? 
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5/12/2007 9:30:56 AM
 
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5/12/2007 9:46:32 AM
 
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5/12/2007 9:51:35 AM
The Cleaver 
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5/12/2007 9:59:34 AM
Traversing away from the col and up the east side of Carillon's NE ridge 
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5/12/2007 10:09:05 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:09:13 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:14:23 AM
Nice gendarmes on the NE ridge of Carillon 
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5/12/2007 10:17:41 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:19:17 AM
Gendarmes on Carillon's NE ridge with the Cleaver in the background 
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5/12/2007 10:19:23 AM
Gamblers Special 
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5/12/2007 10:24:15 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:39:32 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:45:20 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:45:29 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:46:58 AM
Tulainyo Lake 
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5/12/2007 10:47:00 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:47:04 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:47:13 AM
Summit register on Mount Carillon 
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5/12/2007 10:47:25 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:47:33 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:47:38 AM
Mount Russell ... always impressive from Carillon 
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5/12/2007 10:48:43 AM
Mount Russell -- sweet exposure (wouldn't mind a bit more though) 
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5/12/2007 10:49:47 AM
Mount Whitney and the needles 
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5/12/2007 10:49:52 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:49:53 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:49:59 AM
 
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5/12/2007 10:50:20 AM
Tina tops out at the summit on Mount Carillon. Tulainyo Lake is in the background. 
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5/12/2007 11:00:07 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:00:17 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:00:26 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:07:15 AM
Mount Whitney as seen from Mount Carillon 
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5/12/2007 11:07:18 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:07:23 AM
North Face/Slope of Mount Whitney 
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5/12/2007 11:09:20 AM
 
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North Face of Mount Whitney as seen from Mount Carillon 
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5/12/2007 11:09:32 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:09:35 AM
Mount Irvine 
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5/12/2007 11:09:44 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:09:49 AM
Arc Pass 
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5/12/2007 11:09:53 AM
Switchbacks to Trail Crest 
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5/12/2007 11:09:56 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:20:19 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:20:20 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:20:22 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:20:24 AM
Tulainyo Lake 
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5/12/2007 11:20:37 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:20:47 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:47:40 AM
 
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5/12/2007 11:54:08 AM
Maybe if I use all 4 limbs I can avoid postholing 
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5/12/2007 12:04:37 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:08:06 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:08:09 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:17:44 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:17:47 PM
Let the fun begin! 
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5/12/2007 12:20:24 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:22:12 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:33:52 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:36:13 PM
Some snow along the north side of the ridge 
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5/12/2007 12:37:47 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:40:15 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:48:26 PM
Classic shot. Everyone always takes a photo of this unique gendarme. 
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5/12/2007 12:53:28 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:53:31 PM
Russell is an impressive peak with fabulous buttresses 
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5/12/2007 12:53:33 PM
 
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North Face/Slope of Mount Whitney 
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5/12/2007 12:53:50 PM
On the ridge approaching the east summit of Mount Russell 
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5/12/2007 12:53:55 PM
On Russell's east ridge 
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5/12/2007 12:55:38 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:59:20 PM
 
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5/12/2007 12:59:25 PM
Mount Whitney 
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5/12/2007 12:59:31 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:00:52 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:00:53 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:02:16 PM
Stretch those legs! 
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5/12/2007 1:06:50 PM
Tina on Russell's east ridge 
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5/12/2007 1:06:54 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:22:40 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:24:03 PM
Just jump! Really! Ignore the exposure. It's only a few feet to the next rock. 
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5/12/2007 1:24:17 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:38:38 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:43:12 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:45:47 PM
 
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Final snow patch just before the east summit 
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5/12/2007 1:48:08 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:53:10 PM
Tina tops out on Russell's east summit. 1:53pm. 
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5/12/2007 1:55:30 PM
Looking west to Mount Russell's west (true) summit 
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5/12/2007 1:55:33 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:55:38 PM
Mount Whitney (as seen from Russell's east summit) 
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5/12/2007 1:57:48 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:57:58 PM
 
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5/12/2007 1:58:00 PM
West summit of Mount Russell 
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5/12/2007 1:58:02 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:00:57 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:02:35 PM
Always get great photos in the spot 
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5/12/2007 2:02:37 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:02:42 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:02:55 PM
 
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Clean shot of Whitney's North Face/Slope 
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5/12/2007 2:04:44 PM
 
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Tina on the way from the east summit to the west summit 
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5/12/2007 2:04:54 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:15:20 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:30:52 PM
Looking back at Mount Russell's east summit (from the west summit) 
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5/12/2007 2:30:59 PM
Mount Russell's west summit. 2:30pm. 
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5/12/2007 2:31:02 PM
 
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5/12/2007 2:54:36 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:09:57 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:10:03 PM
On Russell's west summit with Justus, Shawn, and Tina 
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5/12/2007 3:10:05 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:10:15 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:13:01 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:18:33 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:18:42 PM
Fishhook!!! oh yeah! 
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5/12/2007 3:19:15 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:19:33 PM
Fishhook Arete 
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5/12/2007 3:22:44 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:34:27 PM
Heading back to the east summit 
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5/12/2007 3:34:35 PM
 
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5/12/2007 3:35:11 PM
 
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5/12/2007 4:31:19 PM
 
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Don't worry about your feet -- just make sure you get a good grip with your hands! 
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5/12/2007 4:33:11 PM
 
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5/12/2007 4:57:36 PM
 
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5/12/2007 4:57:39 PM
Tina descends Mount Russell's east ridge -- nice starburst shot 
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5/12/2007 5:01:46 PM
 
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5/12/2007 5:13:23 PM
Mount Carillon 
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5/12/2007 5:32:07 PM
Russell/Carillon saddle 
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5/12/2007 5:56:43 PM
 
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5/12/2007 5:58:40 PM
 
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5/12/2007 5:58:43 PM
 
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5/12/2007 5:59:32 PM
 
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5/12/2007 5:59:38 PM
Thor Peak 
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5/12/2007 6:08:59 PM
Now for a quick sandy descent down to Clyde Meadow 
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5/12/2007 6:23:36 PM
 
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5/12/2007 6:23:40 PM
 
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5/12/2007 6:36:56 PM
Tina didn't like the sand 
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5/12/2007 6:55:50 PM
 
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5/12/2007 6:55:55 PM
Falls below Frog Pond / Girl Scout Lake still frozen 
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5/12/2007 7:17:04 PM
 
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5/12/2007 7:30:00 PM
 
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5/12/2007 7:46:34 PM
LBSL. 7:46pm. 
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5/12/2007 8:20:55 PM
Tree toward the lower part of the North Fork I use as a time marker. 8:20pm. 
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5/12/2007 8:26:22 PM
Back on the main trail. 8:26pm. 
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5/12/2007 8:35:46 PM
Back at the Portal. 8:35pm (9 min from the Main Trail / North Fork junction). Tina followed shortly later.