Album: Chamberlin, Newcomb, Pickering, Joe Devel


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
7/6/2008 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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7/6/2008 8:02:50 AM
Cottonwood Pass Trailhead. 8:02am. 
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7/6/2008 8:59:01 AM
 
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7/6/2008 8:59:12 AM
 
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7/6/2008 9:07:26 AM
Cottonwood Pass. 9:07am. 
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7/6/2008 9:22:21 AM
 
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7/6/2008 9:24:46 AM
 
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7/6/2008 10:03:00 AM
 
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7/6/2008 10:13:31 AM
 
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7/6/2008 10:28:11 AM
Junction between PCT and Siberian Pass trail. 10:28am. 
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7/6/2008 11:01:22 AM
 
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7/6/2008 11:02:46 AM
I got impatient so I veered off the PCT and headed cross country down to Rock Creek. I'm not sure if this saved any time or not. 
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7/6/2008 11:03:47 AM
Joe Devel from the South 
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7/6/2008 11:03:49 AM
 
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7/6/2008 11:03:51 AM
 
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7/6/2008 11:11:57 AM
Back on trail. 11:11am. 
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7/6/2008 11:25:18 AM
Rock Creek and Mount Guyot 
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7/6/2008 11:39:59 AM
Junction between Rock Creek trail and the PCT. 11:40am. 
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7/6/2008 11:47:06 AM
 
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7/6/2008 11:50:37 AM
 
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7/6/2008 11:55:41 AM
Rock Creek 
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7/6/2008 12:02:07 PM
 
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7/6/2008 12:02:19 PM
Rock Creek crossing. 12:02pm. 
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7/6/2008 12:42:18 PM
Left trail somewhere around here. 12:42pm. 
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7/6/2008 1:27:51 PM
 
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7/6/2008 1:39:54 PM
 
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7/6/2008 1:46:35 PM
 
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7/6/2008 1:58:21 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:02:42 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:13:34 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:13:40 PM
Mount Guyot 
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7/6/2008 2:13:50 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:26:33 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:26:38 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:39:37 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:42:21 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:54:21 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:54:25 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:57:21 PM
Summit of Mount Chamberlin. My first peak of the day. 2:57pm. 
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7/6/2008 2:57:28 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:57:30 PM
 
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7/6/2008 2:57:33 PM
 
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7/6/2008 3:01:13 PM
New register 
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7/6/2008 3:01:23 PM
First entry included Patty Rambert. Patty died from a fall on Mount Mendel in 2006. 
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7/6/2008 3:01:43 PM
Matthew Holliman's entry 
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7/6/2008 3:01:56 PM
Entries by legends Doug Mantle and Bob Burd 
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7/6/2008 3:02:18 PM
Apparently I was shadowing another group. I did finally see them at a distance down at the lake SE of Chamberlin. 
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7/6/2008 3:02:25 PM
I made it to Chamberlin in just under 7 hours which was about what I was hoping for. 
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7/6/2008 3:02:35 PM
 
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7/6/2008 3:02:42 PM
 
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7/6/2008 3:08:25 PM
 
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7/6/2008 3:24:38 PM
Cliffed out ... forced to descend further down the south side of the ridge 
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7/6/2008 3:27:52 PM
 
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7/6/2008 3:32:33 PM
Traverse to Newcomb -- a few hundred feet below the ridge 
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7/6/2008 3:38:39 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:01:28 PM
Looking back at the traverse from Chamberlin 
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7/6/2008 4:06:50 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:10:16 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:19:00 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:39:28 PM
Summit of Mount Newcomb. 4:39pm. 
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7/6/2008 4:39:38 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:40:01 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:43:03 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:43:24 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:43:39 PM
 
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7/6/2008 4:43:45 PM
1961 entry by Tom Ross. 
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7/6/2008 4:43:55 PM
1962 
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7/6/2008 4:43:59 PM
1963 
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7/6/2008 4:44:05 PM
1966 - the year I was born 
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7/6/2008 5:03:29 PM
 
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7/6/2008 5:08:58 PM
 
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7/6/2008 5:09:00 PM
Class 3 ridge traverse to Pickering 
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7/6/2008 5:15:45 PM
 
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7/6/2008 6:14:38 PM
Cairn on Pickering summit. 6:14pm. Register was located about 10 yards away. 
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7/6/2008 6:19:29 PM
 
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I ventured over to this other outcrop just to confirm no other register was there 
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7/6/2008 6:22:32 PM
 
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7/6/2008 6:22:37 PM
 
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7/6/2008 6:22:42 PM
Mount LeConte (the highest peak on the left), Corcoron (middle), and Sharktooth (just right of middle) 
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7/6/2008 6:22:44 PM
 
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7/6/2008 6:27:11 PM
 
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7/6/2008 6:27:14 PM
Mount Joe Devel as seen from Mount Pickering 
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7/6/2008 6:31:24 PM
Cirque Peak 
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7/6/2008 6:37:23 PM
Joe Devel as seen from Pickering. Looks a lot more tedious than I was expecting. 
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7/6/2008 6:37:25 PM
 
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7/6/2008 6:43:42 PM
I stayed fairly high on the ridge for awhile descending to the left side when necessary. 
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7/6/2008 6:47:15 PM
 
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LeConte, Corcoron, Sharks Tooth, etc. 
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Approaching summit of Joe Devel 
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7/6/2008 7:32:01 PM
Summit of Joe Devel. 7:32pm. 
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7/6/2008 7:35:46 PM
Wow! Michael Graupe was here just yesterday! 
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7/6/2008 7:38:03 PM
 
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Descending off Joe Devel. 7:38pm. 
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Sweet sandy descent now for a ways 
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Shortly before sunset 
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7:57pm. Last rays of sunlight. 
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7/6/2008 7:59:15 PM
 
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7/6/2008 8:02:49 PM
Last part of the sandy descent before forest and boulders 
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7/6/2008 8:18:23 PM
 
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7/6/2008 8:23:03 PM
Yikes! A very hideous looking boulder field. This will take forever. Time for a course modification. 
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7/6/2008 8:37:52 PM
Back on trail (Rock Creek) after descending from Joe Devel. 8:37pm. Time to get out the headlamp and many miles to go to get back to the trailhead. 
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7/6/2008 8:57:30 PM
Some goofy gate across the trail 
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7/6/2008 8:59:02 PM
 
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7/6/2008 9:12:57 PM
Bear box at Rock Creek Lake. 9:13pm. 
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7/6/2008 9:13:10 PM
 
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7/6/2008 10:14:32 PM
10:14am. After being lost in the forest for about 40 minutes (due to ridiculously poor GPS data) I finally stumbled on the trail I was looking for which would take me back up to the PCT. 
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7/6/2008 10:35:19 PM
Junction with the PCT. 10:35pm. 
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7/6/2008 10:35:29 PM
 
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7/7/2008 12:26:11 AM
Cottonwood Pass. 12:26am. 
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7/7/2008 1:47:57 AM
Finished. 1:48am. I'm tired! 
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Loop around the 4 peaks 
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My track over the 4 peaks 
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7/7/2008 1:47:57 AM
Trying to find the proper trail in the dark I followed the GPS. Unfortunately the Garmin GPS data for the trail was WAY off and had me going cross country quite some distance from the actual trail. This was after 9pm so it was very dark. I felt very lost until I finally stumbled onto the trail. 
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7/7/2008 1:47:57 AM
Parking lot to Cottonwood Pass 
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Cottonwood Pass is on the left and right. In the middle are the 4 peaks. The low points are the Rock Creek crossings. 
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GPS track in GPX format 
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Garmin Mapsource GPS track