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Approach from Marine\'s Camp
A sunset view of the final approach from Marine's Camp (elev. 10,700') to the Whitney Glacier route. A more or less level traverse of the lower Bolam Glacier (foreground) towards the upper of two talus heaps about 1/3 of the way up the Witney-Bolam ridge (middle distance) will put you in perfect position to gain the glacier and begin the climb. June 24, 2006.


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ZzyzxBeautiful shot!

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Can't believe I was there! :)
Posted Jul 9, 2006 8:47 am

glacierphileglaciers in California?


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Amazing shot. Do you realize how few Californians ( including myself, until a year ago) know that we have glaciers in Ca? One of the highlights of my life has been to do a one day climb to the toe of the Hotlum glacier and look into a crevasse. I hope to get high enough ( in Sept) to view and video the ice falls. Do you know how high the lower ice falls are?
Posted Dec 10, 2012 10:02 pm

Steve LarsonRe: glaciers in California?

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I agree, the glaciers on Shasta are a sight to behold. I don't know exactly how high up the Hotlum ice falls are, as I have never been to them. I've only been on the Bolam/Witney side of that area.
Posted Dec 11, 2012 11:05 pm

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Steve LarsonSubmitted by Steve Larson
on Jul 9, 2006 5:41 am

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