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Wetterhorn Peak in Colorado

Postby Mooses » Mon Jun 19, 2006 11:51 am

Hey there HST Gang, haven't stopped in for a while. I've been living on the mountain bike these days, but I finally broke out the hiking boots and climbed Wetterhorn Peak (14,015') in the Uncompahgre Wilderness down here in SW Colorado near Ouray. A few pix:

Sun setting on Wetterhorn (left) and Uncompahgre (right):
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View up the SE Ridge of Wetterhorn from the saddle at 13k:
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The view back down the SE Ridge from the summit:
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Hope everyone is doing well and enjoying those beautiful Sierras!!

Mooses
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Postby Skibum » Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:46 pm

Wow! Very nice.
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Postby copeg » Mon Jun 19, 2006 1:12 pm

Beautiful pics mooses! The light that you captured in that first one is...well, stunning.
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Postby Mooses » Mon Jun 19, 2006 1:53 pm

trailblazer wrote:Beautiful pics mooses! The light that you captured in that first one is...well, stunning.


Thanks, TB. I cleared a pass on a FS road and stopped right in my tracks. I needed to get to the campsite, but I wasn't going to pass up that light!
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Postby doug395 » Mon Jun 19, 2006 4:04 pm

WoW.... beautiful. Love that new green mixed with the snow pods.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Jun 20, 2006 12:00 pm

Beautiful!
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free . . . . Jim Morrison


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