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Postby vandman » Sun May 29, 2011 9:52 am

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Mt. Humphreys from Desolation Lake, John Muir Wilderness August 2010.



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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby rlown » Sun May 29, 2011 11:23 am

absolutely beautiful, vandman.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Sun May 29, 2011 11:58 am

French Canyon:

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby rlown » Sun May 29, 2011 8:00 pm

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How to enjoy your lunch in skeeter season; Chain 2010:
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Probably going to be a banner year for such garb..
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby vandman » Mon May 30, 2011 7:26 am

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My brother Mike finishing the final switchbacks on Colby Pass. The Kaweahs are upper right. SEKI August 2008.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Mon May 30, 2011 11:32 am

Hetch Hetchy:

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby vandman » Tue May 31, 2011 8:15 am

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After some thunderstorms, evening light breaks through, and shines on Mt. McAdie and Crabtree pass. Shot from Crabtree Lakes. SEKI August 2008.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Tue May 31, 2011 12:57 pm

Another take on Lake Majorie. I wasn't filtering my water at this point and no other lake was as pure and clean as this one.

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby Cross Country » Tue May 31, 2011 9:30 pm

That Lake of the FM pic is UNmistakable and Wow what a great bunch of pics since my last one. Thanks guys.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:35 am

it is not always the great vistas that draw me back to the Sierra - here some non-descript piece of forest between Vermillion Valley Resort and Graveyard Meadow on a cold July morning in 1989. It is 5:30am, I just spent an hour chasing a cat-like bear around the camp and wondered where the epicenter of the earthquake was that shook the trees above our tent on the evening before...

22 years later, I still remember how good the fire felt and how glad I was there was finally light and I could see if the bear was still stalking us. Note the classic Bleuet stove with Belgian army rectangular pot :unibrow:

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Early morning sun hits a stream along the Muir Trail, somewhere in Evolution Valley before the trail climbs the next step in the valley up to Evolution Lake.

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Postby vandman » Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:04 am

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Gallats Lake. The water here was super clean and LOADED with trout. SEKI August 2008.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:20 pm

Tired Hikers at the Muir Trail Ranch:

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