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Mt Sill (14,153') - 5 day trip

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Aug 22, 2006 12:17 am


Photos: http://community.webshots.com/album/552958185vZCPMH

Day 1 - South Lake to Bishop Pass to Thunderbolt Pass, camped on ledges below Thunderbolt Pass (wk 30, day 1)
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:55 pm

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Day 2 of 5 - Thunderbolt Pass - Barrett Lake - Potluck Pass - Palisade Basin


This was a short day, so we took our time getting back on the trail. Quad felt a lot better. Found a nice campsite with water nearby. Cleaned up, washed hair and did laundry
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Day 3 of 5 - Mt Sill (14,153')

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Aug 22, 2006 3:46 pm

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Day 3 of 5 - Mt Sill (14,153')


Dayclimbed Mt Sill (14,153') from Palisade Basin. We went up a ridge between the first and second chute to avoid the steep scree. Our 8th 14er!
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Postby ridgeline » Tue Aug 22, 2006 7:41 pm

Good job on Sill!
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Postby Ranboze » Tue Aug 22, 2006 7:49 pm

Congratulations Cori and Scott! Awesome. Pix of the Polemonium glacier are totally cool.
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Postby quentinc » Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:11 pm

That brought back fond memories. Sill has such an amazing view.
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Postby ifernau » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:04 pm

Snow Nymph,
your photos tell a fantastic story. I always enjoy them.
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Postby Kerstin » Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:08 am

Great photos and very inspiring! Mt. Sill...one day.
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Postby giantbrookie » Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:08 am

Nice photos. I always remember Sill for one of the most studendous summit views I've ever seen. These photos bring back some nice memories. Perhaps I may come out of peak bagging retirement and start doing a few peaks again.
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Postby wingding » Thu Aug 24, 2006 6:58 am

What a great trip! - Mount Sill has been on my list for a while - maybe next year I'll get to it. You're pictures will help me with trip planning.
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