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Belford from my camp on the standard route. 5-3-2004.

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petersbikeNice pics/ question

petersbike

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How were the conditions? What did you use? I am planning to do Oxford,Belford,and Missouri this week. Thanks Walt.
Posted May 4, 2004 8:14 pm

ColonelpyatRe: Nice pics/ question

Colonelpyat

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It was 90% snow travel from 10,000 feet to the top of Belford, with about 500 feet (10,800-11,300) of some nasty, deep snow. I sank up to the waist even with my snowshoes on more than a few times. The ridge up Belford was good. I did it with boots and trekking poles. Going over to Oxford looked like it would be easy. Be real careful if you do Missouri from this side. The east side of the ridge that runs north from Missouri is loaded with snow. I counted twelve recent loose slides (one crossing the standard route) and two slab avalanches on my way up this morning and then witnessed a loose slide drop about 800 feet to the valley floor as I was breaking camp at 11:30 AM.
Posted May 4, 2004 9:06 pm

Aaron JohnsonRe: Nice pics/ question

Aaron Johnson

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You've been out wandering around I see! Great pics!
Posted May 4, 2004 10:46 pm

GrantRe: Nice pics/ question

Grant

Voted 10/10

petersbike, I would consider that Colonelpyat has broken trail for you, and will make it easier for you, if you are coming out here tomorrow. The weather outlook looks good at least until Sat.
Posted May 4, 2004 11:06 pm

KaneReally nice shot.

Kane

Voted 10/10

This is one of the better shots of Belford I have viewed; nice lighting as well.
Posted May 11, 2004 11:06 pm

kilimanjaro1Signature Photo

kilimanjaro1

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Nice Pic! I have made it the signature photo for Belford.
Posted Aug 18, 2004 11:43 am

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ColonelpyatSubmitted by Colonelpyat
on May 4, 2004 7:59 pm

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