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Kaweah Basin trip report

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Postby copeg » Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:09 pm

Thank you doug, quentic, and Rosie! quentinc, maverick's detailed post says more than I could ever say about the approaches.



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Postby madeintahoe » Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:52 pm

Oh My!!! Those are absolutely amazing...I LOVE them all. I looked at my map to see where you were at...it looks nice and remote. What a gorgeous part of the Sierra.

How does one choose where to go..this area is a for sure place! :nod:
Cloud Canyon is gorgeous! So nice to see it so green and lush!
Thank you for posting them!
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Postby quentinc » Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:10 pm

Thanks Maverick. That gives me a lot to think about. Finally, how bad is Pyra-Queen pass? I ask that with the possibility of heading in from Crescent Meadow.
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Postby maverick » Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:25 pm

The easiest pass into Kaweah Basin, the pass is the small chute you see
in the middle of the saddle from left to right above the patch of snow.
The other side is long and rocky but great scenery especially at
sunrise.


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Postby Trailtrekker06 » Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:53 pm

ahhhhh. What a great trip , Trailblazer. Beautiful shots.
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Postby copeg » Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:57 am

Thanks madeintahoe and trailtrekker! I'm still in a different world right now after being in "the real world" for a work week.
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Postby Buck Forester » Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:13 am

YAAAA!!! Awesome adventure and pics! This stuff is what makes High Sierra Topix such a fantastic place!
It's all about the WILDERNESS!!!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/buckforester/page9/
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Postby lostcoyote » Fri Jul 06, 2007 10:01 am

trailblazer

congratulations on this most outstanding photograph in your collection (my opinion here of course)

http://www.naturefocused.com/archives/view.php?name=sphinx/IMG_7840

it is beautiful and you were at the right place at the right time
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Postby TehipiteTom » Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:16 pm

Awesome pics as usual, Trailblazer! :)
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Postby quentinc » Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:17 pm

Maverick, thanks for the photo. That's Pyra-Queen, I take it?
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Postby giantbrookie » Sat Jul 07, 2007 4:25 pm

Great photos and a great area. Thanks for sharing. That is truly one of the least visited regions in the High Sierra.
Since my fishing (etc.) website is still down, you can be distracted by geology stuff at: http://www.fresnostate.edu/csm/ees/facu ... ayshi.html
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Postby copeg » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:24 am

Thanks again everyone!

lostcoyote, that too is one of my favorites. That sunset was one of the most amazing I have ever seen. Simply incredible. More so because it rained and snowed all day long while I was hiking in, then suddenly the sky opened up for the sun to peak through to the west.

quentinc....that is pyra-queen viewed from the west.
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