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Devil's Postpile to Tuolumne Meadow via SHR

Postby mpeters » Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:57 pm

Hi HST forum,

New guy here(still classified as a lurker) and was drawn here by research on the SHR.For those of you that may be interested, onthetrail.org has some good links/info regarding the SHR.

A friend and I are planning to travel from Devil's Postpile to Tuolumne Mdws via the SHR the first week of September. We plan on 5 trail days with Labor Day as a possible "extra" day if needed. I'll be pinging the group for trail conditions/advice as our departure day nears.

I'm primarily interested in photography(my friend wants to fish) and i'm still trying to pare down my camera kit to a manageable weight. A little hard to do when taking the full size tripod/DSLR/lenses.

As an aside -- how long does it take to gain the necessary permission to view pictures embedded in other member's posts?

HST is a very cool site for all things Sierra. I'll be sure to pass the web address along.

Thanks



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Re: Devil's Postpile to Tuolumne Meadow via SHR

Postby ERIC » Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:40 pm

Hi mpeters; welcome aboard!

Hadn't run across that site yet. Thank you for the pointer.
As for your question about photos - as far as I know, so long as you have an account and are logged in you should be able to view posted photos. If you're having issues, please start a thread in the Technical Questions forum and we'll see what we can do for you.

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Re: Devil's Postpile to Tuolumne Meadow via SHR

Postby ManOfTooManySports » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:03 pm

From what I've heard, the SHR often takes you over routes that are harder than necessary for historical reasons. So, from Mineret Lake to Cecile, you can avoid the chimney by taking the use trail to the right.

Also, note that White Bark Pine Pass above Nydiver (I think it's called) is a chute of loose talus on the north side. Take your time!
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