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Conditions Around Lake Italy

Postby Mike McGuire » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:21 pm

Last year when I was at Lake Italy about mid-August, the southwest shore was still pretty snowed in which caused a change of plan from going up towards Jumble Lake and the Pass. It looked like crossing the snow, a slip would deposit one pack and all in deep water-- http://www.peninsulaflyfishers.org/Fish ... owBank.jpg
and http://www.peninsulaflyfishers.org/Fish ... Creek.html If anyone has been around there lately, I would appreciate a report.

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Postby quentinc » Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:08 pm

Mike, I just got back from a trip that included a side visit to Lake Italy (I had crossed Gabbot Pass and did a few peaks around there). There were several people camped down at the southwestern part of Italy, and from what I could see, it didn't look hard at all to get there from Italy Pass.

There was still a lot of snow though! I had to abandon my original plan of going out of Cox Col. The snow also frustrated my first attempt to climb Mt. Gabb.
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Postby Mike McGuire » Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:32 pm

thanks for the info. I will be going in over Pine Creek Pass on Sunday and on over Lake Italy Pass. Hope to spend some time fishing down in the lower Hilgard fork meadows. Had to pass through there quickly last year and thought it sure looked good.

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Postby Snow Nymph » Fri Sep 08, 2006 12:34 am

Last year we weren’t sure about that snow crossing either. We were at Brown Bear Lake and decided to climb the ridge between Brown Bear Lake and Jumble Lake. http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/4670 ... 6560tLlilw

It was a lot shorter and we didn’t have to go all the way down to Italy Lake. :D
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Postby quentinc » Fri Sep 08, 2006 10:17 pm

With a lot of luck, this will be a picture looking south across Lake Italy, towards the Bear Lakes basin area.

[img][img]http://thumb10.webshots.net/t/34/34/0/57/90/2414057900096743830SySdnE_th.jpg[/img][/img]

Edited to add that this the first picture I have ever posted on the Internet, but not that successfully! Now if only I could figure out how to post a full-size image, like everyone else does.
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Postby quentinc » Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:26 pm

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Eric, thanks. I *did* try to follow those instructions, which was the only way I got as far as I did! The only thing I did differently was use Cntrl-C to copy and Cntrl-V to paste. I just tried doing it exactly as your demo describes and now I get a red x only, or nothing at all.

Your description mentions problems with Community Webshots -- perhaps that is the problem? If so, do you have any suggestions for a different website that I could use to upload photos?

Apologies for the technological ineptitude, but I'm afraid it's genetic! :)

[img][img]http://thumb10.webshots.net/t/34/34/0/57/90/2414057900096743830SySdnE_th.jpg[/img][/img]
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Postby ERIC » Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:42 pm

Your photo shows up fine for me. The only thing I see wrong is that you used the "[img]" tag one too many times.

There are many other sites out there. You might post this question on the photos forum to see what others are using (and what they prefer).
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Postby Mike McGuire » Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:08 pm

Well we did it.Getting by Lake Italy on the south shore was interesting but not impossible.Details at http://www.peninsulaflyfishers.org/Fish ... asses.html

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