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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby TehipiteTom » Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:54 pm

Guessing either Silver or Highland?



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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby jmherrell » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:33 pm

Another guess (wild) Reynolds, Raymond, Roundtop, Elephants Back
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby SSSdave » Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:09 pm

nope
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby oldranger » Fri Nov 01, 2013 3:32 pm

Ok Dave

Not exactly naming but forground peak is NW of Mt Emma and background peaks sierra crest near Sonora Pass.

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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby SSSdave » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:21 pm

oldranger wrote:Ok Dave
Not exactly naming but forground peak is NW of Mt Emma and background peaks sierra crest near Sonora Pass.
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Nope but that's a pretty good guess because that area has similar looking geology. I like that area, one of the least visited areas of the Sierra up there on the Little Walker.
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby TehipiteTom » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:47 pm

Hiram Peak?
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby jmherrell » Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:32 pm

Using the process of painful elimination, how about Markleeville, Jeff Davis and the Nipple?
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby will_jrob » Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:44 pm

Despite what appears to be a Dardanelle on the far right, and based on the geological hint, Krater Crest, Dundenberg Peak N.W, of Conway Summit, with one of the Twin Peaks behind?
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby SSSdave » Sun Nov 03, 2013 11:16 am

TehipiteTom wrote:Hiram Peak?


Well done Tom. Did you notice The Dardenelle at far right that will_jrob got right? Note the rest of his answer was way off. There are more named peaks in the frame of this July 30, 2011 image. I began figuring out what peaks I was looking at as a twentysomething when I more often tended to climb to the top of peaks then spent a whole lot more time than 95% of peakbaggers tend to do surveying features in views while my topo was unfolded. Well at least if it wasn't too breezy. One can use a straightedge on a map with a bit of trigonmetry, and figure out what peaks are in images. And often about where images were captured from. A useful talent for a photographer looking at other's work. In this case it is not an easy location to climb up to. The key thing is to first find two identifiable features at different distances in an image frame, then follow a line through both on a topo. Once the location an image was taken at is known, trig comes into play calculating what features are visible above or not visible below middle distance elements.
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby TehipiteTom » Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:07 am

This one might be easy...not sure.
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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby oldranger » Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:24 pm

Slab lake, triple divide peak

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Re: Name this mountain!

Postby TehipiteTom » Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:34 pm

oldranger wrote:Slab lake, triple divide peak

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Yup, that's it.
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