Album: Glacier Ridge
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- 1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Roaring River ranger station. 4:52am. 3 hrs 39 mins from Marvin Pass trailhead.
Covered in mosquitos while rushing to put boots back on after river crossing
Trail contiues to Colby Pass. We break off here to head up the drainage between Glacier Ridge and the Whaleback. 7:51am.
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.
Triple Divide Peak. I was there just one weekend before (from the other side).
Bob Burd climbs the class 3/4 summit block on Glacier Ridge
Bob on the summit of Glacier Ridge. 10:47am. Time from trailhead to summit: 10 hrs 34 mins.
Bridge crossing by the Roaring River ranger station. 2:59pm.
Final stream crossing. The rocks made it a rather painful crossing.
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.
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.