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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby Hikin Mike » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:06 pm

maverick wrote:Sorry Hikin Mike I meant the other Mike (oldranger).
By the way nice lake for a siesta.


That's what I thought.



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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby oldranger » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:28 pm

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Never got past Benson on this trip (Late September 2006, a great snow year). Though I've also been down Kerrick Canyon I've never been over Seavey. You could have also encountered me in Sugarloaf/Roaring River in the 80s. I was little thinner and hair much darker then. I'll have to scan some photos from back then.

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby TehipiteTom » Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:13 pm

Late to the party, but I'm sure I have one or two lake pictures lying around...
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Edit: forgot to say where this is! It's the westernmost Swamp Lake on the Monarch Divide.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby maverick » Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:21 pm

Cheers Mike!
Welcome TT nice to see you make it, could you please give us the location
the photo was taken, thanks.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby maverick » Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:47 pm

Welcome to the other side, eastern view of Kaweah Ridge that is.

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby maverick » Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:24 pm

So it is Lake 9046 the one I by-passed to get to the small lakes northeast
of Hogback Peak.
Lake 9046 is also pretty, though Slide Lakes is really the prettiest lakes in
the area IMO.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby oldranger » Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:26 pm

Angler inspiration!
big brookie.jpg
bigger brookie.jpg


Moral of the story: never lend your rod to your son after he loses his last z-ray! (both fish quickly returned to the water as this very small lake has a very small population of brookies)

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby SSSdave » Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:44 pm

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Ancient, living Sierra Juniper in Desolation Wilderness, August 2007, Provia 100F 4x5 transparency
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby Allyn » Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:07 am

Tenaya Lake - Memorial Day - 2008

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby markorr » Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:41 pm

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