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Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby mokelumnekid » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:18 am

Unless I'm mistaken Laura (moosetracks) and Bob Burd just did Observation/Shakespeare in a DAY from Bishop pass- via Barrett Ck. then back up long way around from Kings. Saw pics on her flickr site. Hey she took one with our sign-in from 2009:

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Laura- trip report please! Want to know if there is a better way down Barrett Ck. than the east side slide that we used.



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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby TehipiteTom » Fri Sep 17, 2010 3:51 pm

No pics or report yet from Bob, but the page where they'll show up is here.
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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby mokelumnekid » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:02 pm

Well looking at his log from 2009- he did Marion in a day from Taboose TH, and that seems like a killer. Man does he have good luck with the weather!
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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby giantbrookie » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:05 pm

Wow, that would be epic hike! I feel winded and my legs hurt just thinking about it.
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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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby mokelumnekid » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:38 pm

Marion in a day!! 11,000+ ft elevation and over 30 miles. Wow. Love that athleticism.
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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby Cross Country » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:54 pm

I did Grizzly Meadow out of Kings Canyon in a day and I thought that was something - Ha!
I did have to leave my pack there and backtrack half hour back down to take my ex students pack up to the meadow. He was a 20 year old college basketball player who had just finished the year of playing. I was 40 and he (John Taylor) wasn't even embarrassed, but he was a great kid (young man).
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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby rightstar76 » Sat Sep 18, 2010 1:19 am

It's amazing how much the human body is capable of with the proper conditioning and attitude. Makes me want to go 22 hours! :)
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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby TehipiteTom » Mon Sep 20, 2010 3:13 pm

Bob Burd's pics are up (at the link above).
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Re: Observation Pk. in a DAY?

Postby mokelumnekid » Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:35 am

FYI- Bob Burd has posted the entire trip report for this remarkable hike now.
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