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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:49 am

And a few hundred feet closer to outer space. Lucky I had a 1 person tent this year - there is no space for two

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by sekihiker » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:08 am

fishmonger wrote:
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And a few hundred feet closer to outer space. Lucky I had a 1 person tent this year - there is no space for two
Holy cow! That must have been a rough sleeping spot.

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:11 am

sekihiker wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:08 am
fishmonger wrote:
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And a few hundred feet closer to outer space. Lucky I had a 1 person tent this year - there is no space for two
Holy cow! That must have been a rough sleeping spot.
Not really. Totally flat at that spot, about 50 feet from the summit. Nicely protected from the wind by the boulders, although the wind was a bit worrying after sunset. Died down pretty quickly, though. It did get cold, like 24F or so, ice on the tent inside and outside, but I slept warm and cozy. Getting out for nighttime photos required some motivation, though.

And correction - not just a few hundred feet higher than the site below Mather. This is 2400 feet higher than the moon photo camp.

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Post by sekihiker » Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:10 pm

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For a trip report, see: http://www.sierrahiker.com/KernBasinII/index.html

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:11 am

That looks like a real cozy spot. Marmot traffic expected.

Wide open spot here - avoided this last time we went past Rae Lakes because of lightning. Being the lone metal structure on top of the highest point between the lakes didn't feel like such a good idea with the electricity in the air. No such fear this year.

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by rightstar76 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:01 pm

Fishmonger, gosh those camp shots of Rae Lakes are beautiful! Nice variety too. B&W and color.The view from outside the tent. The one mainly of the sky (the one above). I really like the shot with the mountains off in the distance from inside the tent (page before this). Nice!

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Post by fishmonger » Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:40 pm

It's a great site - and I won't share where exactly it is, but anyone who can translate the views of my images to a topo map cn figure it out. 3 minutes off trail and you are setting up in that prime location. Water is 2 minutes down to the north. Just watch for dead fish when you pick a location to filter water :D

The camp the night before - south of Pinchot, some 5 minutes off trail

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:56 pm

And a slightly different camp shot angle - more a stove macro. Coffee is about to be served. Rae Lakes before 6 a.m.

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:52 am

One more from south of Forester Pass, about 12.000 feet up at the second lake. I like this angle better than the shot posted on the previous page from the same location.

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2 Miles closer to outer space

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:15 pm

John Muir Wilderness, Silver Divide, Lake of the Lone Indian (behind the trees)

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