Album: Glacier Ridge


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
7/18/2009 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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7/17/2009 4:02:22 PM
Road to Marvin Pass trailhead 
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7/17/2009 4:16:43 PM
 
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7/17/2009 4:17:24 PM
Marvin Pass trailhead 
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7/17/2009 4:34:19 PM
In the 4runner and out of the rain 
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7/18/2009 12:13:28 AM
Bob Burd at Marvin Pass trailhead. 12:13am. 
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7/18/2009 12:39:44 AM
 
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7/18/2009 1:27:17 AM
 
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7/18/2009 2:04:15 AM
 
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7/18/2009 2:30:44 AM
One of many toads we almost stepped on 
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7/18/2009 2:31:10 AM
There are many gates on the trail 
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7/18/2009 3:19:52 AM
Creek crossing 
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7/18/2009 4:51:28 AM
14 miles hiked and it's still dark 
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7/18/2009 4:51:57 AM
 
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7/18/2009 4:52:11 AM
Roaring River ranger station. 4:52am. 3 hrs 39 mins from Marvin Pass trailhead. 
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7/18/2009 4:54:20 AM
Sane people camp here. We are not sane. 
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7/18/2009 5:07:39 AM
Roaring River bridge crossing 
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7/18/2009 6:48:38 AM
Northernmost part of Glacier Ridge 
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7/18/2009 7:09:46 AM
Whaleback as seen from Big Wet Meadow 
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Whaleback 
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7/18/2009 7:24:32 AM
 
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7/18/2009 7:35:49 AM
Covered in mosquitos while rushing to put boots back on after river crossing 
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7/18/2009 7:51:16 AM
Trail contiues to Colby Pass. We break off here to head up the drainage between Glacier Ridge and the Whaleback. 7:51am. 
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7/18/2009 8:00:35 AM
 
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7/18/2009 8:03:16 AM
 
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7/18/2009 9:04:20 AM
Heading up out of the drainage on granite slabs to Glacier Ridge. Triple Divide peak is visible on the left at the upper end of the drainage. 
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7/18/2009 9:04:23 AM
 
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7/18/2009 9:04:29 AM
Triple Divide Peak. I was there just one weekend before (from the other side). 
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7/18/2009 9:37:58 AM
 
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7/18/2009 9:51:53 AM
 
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7/18/2009 10:43:28 AM
 
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7/18/2009 10:47:12 AM
Bob Burd climbs the class 3/4 summit block on Glacier Ridge 
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7/18/2009 10:47:16 AM
 
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Bob on the summit of Glacier Ridge. 10:47am. Time from trailhead to summit: 10 hrs 34 mins. 
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7/18/2009 10:50:32 AM
 
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Reading the summit register 
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7/18/2009 11:00:18 AM
 
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Whaleback 
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Whaleback 
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7/18/2009 12:05:55 PM
Descending back down to Big Wet Meadow 
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Horses in Big Wet Meadow. 1:10pm. 
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Whaleback above Big Wet Meadow 
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7/18/2009 2:58:32 PM
 
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Bridge crossing by the Roaring River ranger station. 2:59pm. 
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7/18/2009 3:01:24 PM
 
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Roaring River ranger station 
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Roaring River ranger station 
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Final stream crossing. The rocks made it a rather painful crossing.  
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7/18/2009 5:08:51 PM
Sugarloaf 
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7/18/2009 8:03:25 PM
Marvin Pass. With only minutes till sunset Bob suggests we run the remaining mile to the trailhead in an attempt to finish in under 20 hours. And so after having hiked nearly 50 miles we run the final mile without stopping. We finished slightly over 20 hours but it was a worthy effort. 
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7/18/2009 8:15:57 PM
Marvin Pass trailhead at sunset 
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Return to Marvin Pass trailhead at sunset. 8:16pm. Total elapsed trip time: 20 hrs 3 mins. Total distance: approaching 50 miles. Average speed inluding all breaks: 2.5mph. Elevation gain: over 8000 feet. 
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One peak closer to list finish