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Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby calicokat » Sat Jun 15, 2013 6:47 am

Though these are a week old (June7-9), I thought I would post some photos. There is no need for any snow gear, at least by the West Face route on Williamson or the North Rib route on Tyndall.

Tyndall's North Rib
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Tyndall From The Williamson Bowl
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Just Above The "Black Stain"
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In The Chute
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The Chimney
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Looking West From The Chute
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Looking Down The Chimney
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Mt. Whitney From The Summit Of Williamson
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Mt. Tyndall & Destinations West
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Lake Helen Of Troy From The Chute
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Mt. Williamson From The Williamson Bowl
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Slabs A Plenty En Route To Mt. Tyndall. I stayed To The Right Of The Rib On The Way Up (Great Climb)
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Tyndall's North Rib En Route To Polychrome Peak
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View From My Camp. It Was An Excellent Weekend With Great Conditions
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Re: Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby Rockchucker » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:51 am

Wow what an epic trip, great report,thanks.
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Re: Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby giantbrookie » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:03 pm

Now that's a terrific double header. Certainly one of the best one-twos in the High Sierra! Nice photos and classic peaks. That's a lot to get done in a 3 day trip.

I was in position to do this back in 1978, but wasn't up to the task. I was a 19 year old coming off my first knee operation. My dad and I climbed Williamson on day 2 from Shepherd Pass and had plenty of time remaining in the day to go after Tyndall. I recall persistent icy gusts that nearly knocked me off my feet. As my dad (who had plenty left in his tank) led me across Williamson Bowl after descending Williamson, he shouted back over the howling wind and asked me if I wanted to double off Tyndall. I replied with a long sustained "Nooooo!" and that was that.
Since my fishing (etc.) website is still down, you can be distracted by geology stuff at: http://www.fresnostate.edu/csm/ees/facu ... ayshi.html
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Re: Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby sparky » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:42 pm

Amazing views! Wow I really need to start getting into peak bagging. I am just so damn lazy haha and those peaks so high. Those climbs look like a lot of fun though....with a day pack at least :D
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Re: Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby cahikr » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:58 pm

I'm thinking about bagging Tyndall in a couple of weeks and will be coming down the PCT from Kersage.
I have been reading many of the threads regarding the different routes and it seems the North Rib is the preferred route, but since we will be coming down the hwy does it make since to cut over to Wright Lakes and go up the S/W route? I have not hiked this area before and would appreciate any input.
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Re: Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby calipidder » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:57 pm

Purty. :nod:

Looking forward to getting out there in August. I hope there is some water left.
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Re: Mt. Williamson & Mt. Tyndall Photos/TR

Postby Snow Nymph » Fri Jun 28, 2013 12:09 pm

:thumbsup: nice!
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