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Postby maverick » Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:02 pm

Where are these peaks located?

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Postby copeg » Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:42 pm

I have no idea :unibrow: thanks for bringing back memories. Cool shot.
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Postby cgundersen » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:26 am

Hey Maverick,
OK, my only guess is part of the Inconsolables, but it's really just a guess. More likely, judging from the remote places you visit, it's more likely that not a lot of people have laid eyes on this escarpment. I've mentally excluded a lot of places that I'm familiar with, but that's not helping to settle on any better candidates than that feeble first stab..........maybe if you included a broader angle shot, it might help someone to get a bead on it? Anyway, the red/orange atop the more silvery granite should be a clue, but I'd defer to a professional geologist...
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Postby maverick » Fri Sep 28, 2007 11:05 am

CG, the peak on the left side is a dead give away for those few
who have visited this secluded basin.
I thought you'd recognize it TB.
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Postby Codester » Fri Sep 28, 2007 11:06 am

I would have to guess it's a ridge coming off of Blacktop peak, up by lost lakes, at the base of Donahue Peak??
Beautiful country up there
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Postby maverick » Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:01 pm

Clue #2, a wider view of the range.

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Postby SSSdave » Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:57 pm

Of course you already know I've been to the other side of that canyon more than once. [ rk ] Your view here behing these enormous talus piles is quite interesting. For many years I've been wanting to camp on the foxtail pine bench just below. Not likely to ever get there given the distance and my loads. Maybe I'll scan an old 35mm to show what it looks like from further away. ...David
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Postby Shawn » Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:34 pm

Hmm, maybe the other side of this?

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Postby maverick » Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:17 pm

Oui Shawn. The Kaweah Ridge from the east, inside Kaweah Basin.
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Postby tomcat_rc » Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:48 pm

good game - I like it - of course my ignorance would come shining through
mountain hiking is addictive:
I can quit anytime I want - I just choose not to want
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Postby DoyleWDonehoo » Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:34 am

Sadly, that first picture shows where rock was recently covered by glacier, now gone.
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Postby cgundersen » Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:50 am

OK, Shawn's photo helped a lot, but Maverick let the cat out of the bag before I could go back and find the digital photos my wife had taken the last time we were anywhere close to the Kaweahs (and those fuzzy photos, of course, confirmed my suspicions, see the very different angle view of those peaks, below). Since there was still a ton of snow that year, we did not get much closer than this (to the Kaweah basin) before bailing out over Pants pass..........with the steady stream of gorgeous photos from that area, I think we'll aim for there next year!

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So, Maverick, do you want others to post "guess where" entries?
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