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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby bheiser1 » Sun Oct 24, 2010 2:58 pm

Great video - I could almost feel the cold breeze :) .. and great photos too!
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby snusmumriken » Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:56 pm

Beautiful pictures - thanks for posting.
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby rlown » Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:39 pm

Very nice pictures!! Pic #3 in your orginal post: That mountain (whatever it is) should be renamed to "Big Rock Candy Mountain".. It just looks tasty..
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby Flux » Mon Oct 25, 2010 3:56 pm

Awesome pics. My trip up that way was one of my favorites ever. I'd hike those damn switchbacks any time to get back there again. Next time........

Is this Granite-Bear??

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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby maverick » Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:01 pm

FLUX asks "Is this Granite-Bear??", yes it is.
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby Flux » Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:04 am

Thanks much. Very good pic(s) of it. I hope to go up over that next year.

Edit: Thanks Mokelumnekid for PMing me with some more detail on that pass. I may just avoid that unless I have the right gear. Steep snow is not where I want to be with a heavy pack on.
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby nevadasmith » Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:52 pm

I'm glad Y'all like the photos...
for those who have not hiked up to this area.....I will say that this area is much more rocky
than the areas to the south such as Paiute pass, & Bishop pass & I would even include Lamark
Col even though It has It's share of rocks/boulders. This makes for an interesting hike since
the trail can be hard to distinguish at times.....& sometimes just disappears.
I was day hiking with maybe 5 pounds at most...for those with full packs, It would be a challenge
for sure hopping over granite bear pass, & obviously late Sept. would be about the ideal time
to do it. I have never tried the pass to the south which I think is Royce pass, But others say
it is easier with less snow.
I loaded some more photos today.........
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby nevadasmith » Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:58 pm

I have noticed that all of the full sized photos that I posted are being chopped off
on the right side. at least 2" or 3" are missing.....really diminishes the effect.
Anyone have a clue as to why this is happening?
an example..........look at the pic with the frying pan & Trout. lame.
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby PatrickQuin » Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:39 am

Smith, use rimg to post photos instead. so it would be [rimg]link to image[/rimg] when coding it in and it will resize them for you.
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby Flux » Thu Oct 28, 2010 10:57 am

nevadasmith wrote:I have noticed that all of the full sized photos that I posted are being chopped off
on the right side. at least 2" or 3" are missing.....really diminishes the effect.
Anyone have a clue as to why this is happening?
an example..........look at the pic with the frying pan & Trout. lame.



Eric told me to use [rimg] [/rimg] on either side of the image link instead of the default

EDIT: this will resize the picture for you and make it clickable to see the big size.

Again, great pics. I really love that area and the difficult IN was worth it. I did not get into the upper reaches of Granite Park, but cut off up into Royce via Royce pass. There is no trail up there at all, but it's pretty easy going on meadow and smooth granite slabs. Royce is all talus for the most part and travel is tough up in there, very few flat spots to walk. I think the lack of trails is not necessarily a bad thing. I imagine the trails were built for the mines and pack animals for the most part and they don't go too far above honeymoon.
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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby ERIC » Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:09 pm

Flux wrote:Eric told me to use [rimg] [/rimg] on either side of the image link instead of the default

It helped with some of the images, but a few still got cut off so I resized those and fixed up the link.


Really? First I've heard of this problem. Would you please post an example photo where that was occurring on the Photo Test Thread for me to take a look at the coding? I'll see if I can fix the problem.

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Re: Mid October trip to granite park

Postby East Side Hiker » Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:05 am

What is the trailhead to Granite Park?
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