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Piute Pass to Four Gables 8/7-8/9 TR

Postby trav867 » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:00 pm

After postponing then canceling the trip because of weather and work, we ended up being able to get out from Friday to Sunday. I had never hiked out of North Lake, and we had a great lazy and relaxing trip.
We went North Lake - Piute Pass - Desolation Lake - Forsaken Lake - Four Gables - Tomahawk Lake - back

Desolation Lake really lives up to its name and I'm completely infatuated with Mt. Humphreys- it's so imposing and beautiful. Thanks copeg for the Four Gables suggestion- a very fun and easy peak with some great views. Here are a few photos from the trip, the rest are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/travistetz ... 001423084/

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Above Desolation Lake

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Wildflowers at Desolation Lake

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Mt. Humphreys from near Forsaken Lake

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More Mt. Humphreys

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Four Gables from the West (Just a pile of rocks from West, but a sheer drop to the east)

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Early Morning Below Piute Pass



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Re: Piute Pass to Four Gables 8/7-8/9 TR

Postby maverick » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:09 pm

Thanks for the TR and the photo's, I like the shot from above Desolation Lake looking
back at the peaks.
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Re: Piute Pass to Four Gables 8/7-8/9 TR

Postby copeg » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:26 pm

Beautiful photos. Looks like a great trip! Glad you like the Four Gables hike.
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Re: Piute Pass to Four Gables 8/7-8/9 TR

Postby paul » Sun Aug 16, 2009 3:40 pm

thanks for the nice photos. I've only been to Humphreys Basin and Four Gables on skis, and I've wondered whether Four Gables would be a nice summer walk or a nasty talus hop. glad to see it is the former.
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