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Chukkar Pk, Deer Pk, Piper plane wreck and Backus Pk

Postby Snow Nymph » Thu May 14, 2009 1:46 am

Saturday, 9 May 2009 (day 1 of 2)
Chukkar Pk, Deer Pk, and Piper plane wreck

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/81 ... 6312_UjtT3


Chukkar and Deer from the north
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Cactus in bloom
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Wooley Bluecurls
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TomG on the steep slope, Chukkar Peak is 3000' el gain
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On to Deer Pk, drop 500', then gain 900'
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Deer Peak
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Then its "straight down" to the Piper plane wreck
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Snow Nymph on the wing
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We found the engine cover half buried
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Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free . . . . Jim Morrison


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Re: Chukkar Pk, Deer Pk, Piper plane wreck and Backus Pk

Postby tomcat_rc » Thu May 14, 2009 4:38 am

Wow that looks like a hot day!!
Great pictures as usual. Welcome back to good Sierra peak bagging.
Nice to run into you in Pearsonville.
mountain hiking is addictive:
I can quit anytime I want - I just choose not to want
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Re: Chukkar Pk, Deer Pk, Piper plane wreck and Backus Pk

Postby Rosabella » Thu May 14, 2009 12:09 pm

Cori, you always have the most beautiful wildflower pictures... well, I don't know if cactus are in the wildflower catagory, but they're beautiful.
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Re: Chukkar Pk, Deer Pk, Piper plane wreck and Backus Pk

Postby Snow Nymph » Mon May 18, 2009 1:18 am

Thanks, Tom. Feels good to be back in the Sierra! Really hot that weekend, what a change after being in the snow for most of this year.

Rosie, Thanks! I put the cactus in the flower categoroy since it has nice blooms.



Sunday, 10 May 2009 (day 2 of 2)
Backus Peak dayclimb

PHOTOS: http://snownymph.smugmug.com/gallery/81 ... 0096_dA3zx


Amazing that flowers are still out in this heat!
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Beautiful Joshua Trees
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Five Fingers and Heller Rocks
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