|Dragging a leg on Sunset|
Dragging a leg on Sunset
Page Type: Album
Object Title: Dragging a leg on Sunset
Image Type(s): Hiking
Page By: Dmitry Pruss
Created/Edited: Sep 10, 2007 / Oct 24, 2007
Object ID: 335301
Page Score: 79.78% - 11 Votes
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First peak after breaking the ankle bones :)Nearly two months after my accident, I am finally allowed to put a partial load on the healing leg. Sounds like perfect time to diversify from the ever-more-boring gym workouts!
So I grabbed the crutches and went up Sunset from the lesser-known trail off Albion's Campsite 16. Three and half hours for this adventure ... don't laugh, it's awfully fast for me these days :) Yoo hoo, it is the first mountain peak to reach since early July!
Added in October: First ski peak, tooAnother month passed, and a good October snowstorm let me try the healing leg on skis. Up the Days side of Honeycombs, down along the slopes of Patsy Marley. But a repeat attempt a week after - with two of the nine screws already taken out of the ankle - was a flap. The October snow was disappearing fast!