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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 28, 2006 8:28 am

Thursday, 23 November 2006
Mammoth Rock (Day 1 of 5)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2172410


We arrived at 5am, so we slept in and got out for a short hike to Mammoth Rock
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Postby Trailtrekker06 » Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:20 pm

Nice rock!
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Postby Trekker » Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:31 pm

Nice turkey!!! :D
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:50 pm

Friday, 24 November 2006
Glass Mountain Ridge - 11,140' (Day 2 of 5)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2182251


SnowDude had been wanting to climb this peak since we see it from Mammoth Mountain.

:cool:
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Postby Skibum » Tue Nov 28, 2006 5:49 pm

Sweet! I like the new pic format too.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Wed Nov 29, 2006 8:00 am

Saturday, 25 November 2006
Mt Dana - 13,057' (Day 3 of 5)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2182234



SnowDude had been wanting to do Mt Dana for awhile now. What a great hike with great views!
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Postby Trekker » Wed Nov 29, 2006 1:56 pm

Haven't checked out your second set, but had to check out Dana! I'm jealous!!! I miss Yosemite!! Looks like some great views on this hike! Don't know about that cold, though! Snowdude has the right idea; THAT'S how to end a cold, hard day of hiking!!!

Snowy, your hiking habits are starting to remind me of me! Lots of night hiking!!! :unibrow:

What's up with those 2 guys? Even I'm not that bad!!! :retard: Can't see camping on top of Dana at this time of year. I don't get it. :dontknow
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:25 am

That wasn't night hiking, it was only 6pm when we got back! Shorter days!

That other couple were night hiking! Not sure what they were doing. We saw them at 5:15pm. Maybe they wanted sunset pics? The female was in the lead and they were still heading up. Hope they got out ok.

And thanks, Skibum! The format is a lot easier to look at. Still transferring albums. Just found out my 3snownymph account expires on Fri, so I guess I have to pay it now so I can transfer. :mad:
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Nov 30, 2006 1:58 am

Sunday, 26 November 2006
Blind Spring Hill (Day 4 of 5, part 1)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2182718


SnowDude had stuff to do at the condo, so I drove to Benton to hike Blind Spring Hill. No map, no directions, and I climbed the wrong 'hill'. I checked my GPS and was only at 6800', instead of 7200'. We had planned to snowboard in the afternoon, so I headed back.
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Postby Shawn » Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:31 pm

Terrific photo's as always. The smugmug account sure makes them so much more enjoyable to look at.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Fri Dec 01, 2006 9:47 pm

Thanks, Shaun! Its pretty easy to work with too. I just need time to transfer more albums. :(

Saturday afternoon, 26 November 2006 and Sunday 27 November 2006 (days 4 and 5)
Mammoth Mountain Snowboarding (if you want to call it that)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2189349


Our first two days on the slopes. Icy . . . I hiked in the Sun morning before riding. Monday it was windy and the lifts closed
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Postby copeg » Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:11 pm

Snow Nymph wrote:Friday, 24 November 2006
Glass Mountain Ridge - 11,140' (Day 2 of 5)

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/2182251


SnowDude had been wanting to climb this peak since we see it from Mammoth Mountain.

:cool:


Snowy, ever since I've seen Glass Mtn, its been an attraction. I'd love to climb and ski around this area in the winter....do you know about its accessability in winter? I'm assuming most of the roads are closed approaching it.

I love the new photo format. So much faster than webshots.
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