Album: San Jacinto - Snow Creek (4x)


Category
Outdoor Adventures
Album Date
3/27/2010 12:00:00 AM
Date Added
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

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3/27/2010 5:17:28 AM
Start time: 6:17am (camera time not yet adjusted). We started from the opposite side of the Hwy 111 / Snow Creek intersection (just to be absolutely sure we didn't park somewhere inappropriate).  
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3/27/2010 6:26:50 AM
Camera time now adjusted 
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Approaching the lost Palm Grove 
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The Palms are fed by a spring 
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We'll go up here - nice and easy 
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Now on the ridge with San Jacinto in view 
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Our objective 
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Cornell Peak 
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Gettin thick as we approach the Falls Creek crossing 
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Top of one of Falls Creek's waterfalls. This is the one that you are likely to see if you come up the regular route. 
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Falls Creek 
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Falls Creek 
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Catching up with the trail at the top of the "isthmus". 10:32am. It took 4 hrs 15 mins to get here using our "approved" approach route. 
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One of several waterfalls in Snow Creek's East Fork. We bypass well above these. 
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Hidden waterfall on the way to Snow Creek 
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Hey, these guys look familiar. 
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3/27/2010 11:39:32 AM
Mike and I caught up with Steve and Fernando. 
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3/27/2010 12:00:47 PM
Snow tongue -- below the chockstone. The chockstone is completely buried. 
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The minor bump ahead is where the chockstone is. 
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We started down there from the Snow Creek / 111 intersection. 
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Taking a break 
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Getting higher. Steve & Mike. 
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Fernando makes it look steeper than it is. 
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Hehe. Just kidding. 
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Another break 
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Approaching the 2nd or 3rd split 
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Starting to get interesting. Steve and Fern. 
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Getting steeper 
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Mike 
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Some mixed terrain slowed us down at the top. We did the direct finish (or at least the most reasonably direct one). 
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Fernando takes the lead on the last 30 feet 
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Don't slip! 
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Fernando tops out followed by the rest of us 
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Just a few feet from the summit 
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Summit at last. 5:22pm. 
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Steve 
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Fernando, Steve, and Mike 
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Looks like they need a new sign. Finish time (at the upper tram station): 7:08pm. Mike and I started at 6:17am. Our total time was 12 hrs 51 mins. 
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Next morning 
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This is the BIG waterfall in Falls Creek. We crossed over one of the upper falls (barely visible) in the upper left of the photo.