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Nine Lake Basin

Postby markorr » Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:17 pm




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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby trav867 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:52 am

Great photos, did you get to most of the lakes back there? I've always wanted to explore that area more, on both sides of the Kaweah peaks ridge.
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby copeg » Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:12 am

Awesome slideshow. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby maverick » Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:16 pm

Thanks for the 3 posts of pictures really enjoyed them.
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby markorr » Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:37 pm

we got to most of the lakes in Nine Lake Basin, we tried Pyra-Queen col but turned around due to conditions. Pretty awesome area

trav867 wrote:Great photos, did you get to most of the lakes back there? I've always wanted to explore that area more, on both sides of the Kaweah peaks ridge.
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby Sierra Maclure » Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:08 pm

Awesome. I'm taking the Sierra Geezers there next summer. Thanks for the preview.
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby maverick » Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:16 am

I remember now you where considering going over Pants Pass into Kaweah Basin
but decided to stick with Pyra-Queen but your wife of girlfriend, do not remember
which one it was, twisted her ankle, right?
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby markorr » Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:27 pm

Maverick,
correct, wife.

when I read this
http://www.backpacker.com/cgi-bin/forum ... 9991117732
I thought it was you. still sad though
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby maverick » Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:46 pm

Yeah I saw that too.
By the way did you stay at the hotel right across lake from the Cuernos del Paine?
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby markorr » Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:37 pm

Do you mean Paine Grande Hotel? No, we didn't stay at any hotels w/in TDP, other than the Hotel Marmot Alpinist :) we did camp next to the Paine Grande though. they provide a really nice area for campers to cook and eat in. If you're going to get stuck somewhere in a rainstorm Paine Grande is a good choice. They also have a decent selection of food and cheap wine
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby SteveB » Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:56 am

Magnificent. It simply stirs the soul. :)
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Re: Nine Lake Basin

Postby Buck Forester » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:57 am

Beautiful set of high Sierra images!
It's all about the WILDERNESS!!!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/buckforester/page9/
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