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Silver Divide TR and Photos

Postby copeg » Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:54 pm

Originally intended on heading up to the western side of the Ritter Range, I finally opted to explore the Silver Divide further south. First day (sat) I hiked from Edison Lake over Goodale Pass to Peter Pande Lake. A tiring day and I was hurting from getting up so early that morning (4am), and missing the turnoff to Peter Pande Lake I ended up hiking about 16 miles. Once I reached the lake I felt energized again, and sat at the lakes edge for quite some time just watching the sunset and stars. Next day I spent exploring the area and unsure where I'd move camp, I finally decided to hike to Chief Lake below Silver Pass, making it in time to take shelter from the afternoon thundershowers that never really happened, but when the storms broke at sunset they made some great scenery. Had a slow start Mon, packed up and reluctantly headed out back over Goodale Pass.

~ Silver Divide Webpage ~

You can also see where these shots were taken on my web page map

Sunrise at Peter Pande Lake
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View west late afternoon from Chief Lake
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Sunrise at Chief Lake
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Postby Hikin Mike » Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:36 pm

Looks like a great place, Greg! :D
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Postby mountainLight » Wed Sep 12, 2007 2:52 pm

Nice! I love the shot with the sun rays. Very beautiful. Will look more at your page later.
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Postby hikerduane » Thu Sep 13, 2007 6:37 am

Thanks for the photos, love the diffused? light thru the clouds.
Piece of cake.
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Postby copeg » Thu Sep 13, 2007 7:02 am

Thanks Mike, mountainlight, and Duane. It was a cool trip, but as always just way too short :D
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Postby TehipiteTom » Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:21 am

More awesome photos, Greg! :)
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Postby maverick » Thu Sep 13, 2007 5:26 pm

Nice pic's. Looks like the smoke wasn't an issue.
PP Lake area is pretty and makes for nice photos.
Gotta love those thunderstorms for photography they give the most
brilliant colors, but smoky skies make for really outstanding sunsets too.
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Postby Buck Forester » Sat Sep 15, 2007 11:32 am

I saw a couple of these on Flickr... fantastic images!
It's all about the WILDERNESS!!!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/buckforester/page9/
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Postby copeg » Sat Sep 15, 2007 6:16 pm

Thanks Tom, Mav, and Buck! Glad you enjoyed them.
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Postby madeintahoe » Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:36 pm

Very beautiful..I especially love the 1st one with the old tree snag...adds so much to the setting. :)
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