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Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby J ney » Thu May 15, 2014 5:35 pm

Flying back into SFO from Paris today and snapped these shots coming over the Sierra. I think this is Ansel Adams wilderness / Ritter / Banner / etc... But would love to get confirmation.

Regardless, looks pretty cold up there -- getting excited for a Ritter attempt next month.

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Re: Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby Shawn » Thu May 15, 2014 6:44 pm

You got it. That's Ritter and Banner from the Lake Catherine side (top photo). Nice images and sharp eye from an airplane!
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Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby J ney » Thu May 15, 2014 7:15 pm

Thanks Shawn, on both accounts!

Can't wait to get up there!
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Re: Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby tomba » Thu May 15, 2014 11:45 pm

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Re: Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby austex » Fri May 16, 2014 6:50 am

Tomba, Thx for the aerial recon with map points. I'm thinking about going short of Duck; maybe to Barney Lake later next week for a bit of r&r; this is helpful! Funny, whenever I fly anywhere I always like to figure what side of the a/c to sit on to see familiar landscapes based upon a projected usual routes taken. (Roads in the skies=Vector airways)
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Re: Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby Hobbes » Fri May 16, 2014 8:03 am

Duck lake last August:

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Tomba, I recognized Ritter & Mammoth, but hadn't thought about Duck and beyond.
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Re: Beta photos from airplane; 15May

Postby Vaca Russ » Fri May 16, 2014 12:41 pm

Duck Lake last September:

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Hobbes, my picture is prettier than yours! :nod:

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