Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by dematson » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:22 am

Here is the link to my blog article about him that I updated to include the approval letter.
http://midsierramusing.blogspot.com/201 ... -1957.html








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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by The Other Tom » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:57 am

dematson wrote:Here is the link to my blog article about him that I updated to include the approval letter.
http://midsierramusing.blogspot.com/201 ... -1957.html
Good Job !!
Thanks for doing this.

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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by Hobbes » Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:48 am

That's totally cool - great job.

You might consider doing a write up on the peak in the HST database. There's a forum category for passes; perhaps Eric would place it there:

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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by sekihiker » Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:32 am

dematson wrote:Here is the link to my blog article about him that I updated to include the approval letter.
http://midsierramusing.blogspot.com/201 ... -1957.html
Thanks for your effort.

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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by dematson » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:35 am

Thanks all of you. I wrote a letter to the Fresno Bee offering an article about this. I haven't heard back yet.

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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by ERIC » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:44 am

Nicely done. I sent a note to Gene Rose giving him the heads up as well.
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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by SNOOOOW » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:45 pm

So m trying to figure out where this newly named peak is but the coordinates in that letter do not correlate to an unnamed peak at 8,916 in elevation and those coordinates are not 2.3 miles SE of Huntington Lake. What I find on Caltopo, and again maybe I am doing something incorrectly, is a location just SW of Swamp Lake near an unnamed peak which appears to be ~9,700' and about 9.29 miles SE of Huntington Lake. Anyone else ending up at the same conclusion?
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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by Jimr » Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:28 pm

Change Caltopo to coordinate system degrees, minutes, seconds. The peak is on the S/E side of Mirror Lake marked 8916.
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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by SNOOOOW » Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:18 pm

There we go. Thanks Jim
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Re: Orland Bartholomew's 1929 High Odyssey

Post by Dave_Ayers » Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:01 pm

BTW, if you want to buy the book (and it's worth it), don't pay high prices on Amazon or at various used sellers (some listings are over $100 used!). The good folks at the Central Sierra Historical Society sell new ones they get directly from Gene for $16. They have various other books that may be of interest to history buffs too. http://www.sierrahistorical.org/shop/

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