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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:34 pm

Grinnell Lake Camp: A bit closer to the water then I should have been. :o

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby vandman » Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:55 pm

Tehipite Dome, early evening from NW rim trail. Vintage Fujichrome Velvia. July 1987.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby lostcoyote » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:37 pm

ahhhh, tehipite valley.
it sure would be kewl to be there RIGHT NOW... i bet middle fork is one raging torrent.

further upstream, here is the punchbowl:

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby lostcoyote » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:50 pm

remembering a good time 33 years ago...

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atop harrison pass after a nice easy climb from reflection.
(ha, easy then)
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby Cross Country » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:09 pm

Arrival time - MIke's ready to backpack.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby lostcoyote » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:14 pm

my kids firdst trip with me

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and first time fishing too
upper twin lake - kaiser wilderness
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby John Dittli » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:16 pm

lostcoyote wrote:ahhhh, tehipite valley.
it sure would be kewl to be there RIGHT NOW... i bet middle fork is one raging torrent.


I've always wanted to ski in there to witness a Tehipite spring! One of these years....

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby vandman » Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:25 am

24 years ago...on the rim of Tehipite Valley. Sporting my Air Jordans; an experiment, they were great for rock climbing, but terrible as trail hikers. Both of my big toe nails bruised and have never been the same. I'd quit my crappy job in SF and was headed into the Middle Fork for 10 days with a friend. He fished all day while I explored and photographed this pristine habitat with my two Canon F-1's, a bunch of big heavy lenses, a huge tripod and about 60 rolls of film. It seems like just yesterday! Vintage Kodachrome 64. July 1987.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:59 am

Living on the edge at Glacier Point:

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby lostcoyote » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:54 pm

"It seems like just yesterday!"

tell me about it - how time flies...

here's one more from like 32-34 years back...
not sure where, it may have been George Lake in the Kaiser wilderness cuz i used to hang out there on lots of weekends cuz it was a short 4 mile hike:

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remember when those cutoff's with slits up the side used to be popular?
then daisy duke started to wear them & that put an end to men wearing them - LOL
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