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Mt. Stuart silhouetted against a smoky sky, from the Cathedral Pass trail, October 4, 2003.


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KlenkeThis pic, a simile


Voted 10/10

I like this pic, Bob. Stuart reminds me of the tallest kid in school as he walks down the hall amid the other students during a class break.
Posted Feb 27, 2004 2:04 am

Bob BoltonRe: This pic, a simile

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Thanks Paul. I've always liked Stuart's profile as seen from the west - a giant pyramid standing head and shoulders above the horizon. I only wish that we had our normal fall clear air that day - we couldn't even see Rainier and Glacier Peak that day.
Posted Feb 28, 2004 9:38 pm

DeanGreat shot


Voted 10/10

What a great hike we had that day. This pic brings back sweet memories.
Posted Feb 27, 2004 9:04 am

EasyPeaksGreat Pic!


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I love this picture. The haze adds a moodiness, looks like a water color painting.
Posted May 23, 2004 2:11 pm



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I think this pic says a lot about Mt Stuart. What an amazing chunk of rock!
Posted Nov 27, 2006 3:26 am

Bob BoltonRe: Wow!

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You're so right - it's an amazing mountain!
Posted Nov 28, 2006 2:22 am

weeds19Great Shot


Voted 10/10

Just looking for future climbing ops, and this one caught my eye... perhaps I should get up to Washington!
Posted Sep 1, 2007 12:20 am

Bob BoltonRe: Great Shot

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James, there's no doubt that you should "get up to Washington"! Our mountains are of low elevation because their bases are essentially at sea level, but low elevation does NOT translate to small size. The North Cascades are the most rugged mountain range in the US, when defining ruggedness by average slope. If you like lots of high-angle relief and alpine conditions (tons of permanent snowfields, lots of glaciers, etc.), and if you like remote wilderness country, nothing else compares. Mt. Stuart is at the very southern extremity of this region. C'mon up! -Bob
Posted Sep 4, 2007 6:21 pm

calebEOCThis is incredible


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Some of the best pictures I see on summitpost are one's you took more than 5 years ago! How's that P4K pursuit coming along?
Posted Jun 19, 2010 9:28 pm

Bob BoltonRe: This is incredible

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Caleb, you're very kind! Yeah, some of my old pix kinda got buried by the growth of SP, and for whatever reasons they also got trashed in terms of their scores. But who's keeping score? Thanks! -Bob
Posted Jun 28, 2010 1:13 am


Voted 10/10

Beautiful photo!
Posted Jul 23, 2011 1:23 am

Bob BoltonRe: Awesome!

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Posted Jul 24, 2011 1:49 pm

JoelSkokClassic mountain architecture


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Very fine photograph, sir, exemplifying the reasons we cherish being among them. Thanks for sharing
Posted Aug 2, 2011 1:39 pm

Bob BoltonRe: Classic mountain architecture

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Thanks Joel! One of the reasons I've enjoyed SummitPost so much is that it is a way to connect with others who have even more passion for the mountains than I have, helping me feel like I'm not alone in an assylum that my non-mountain friends and family think I'm in. They just have no clue about those "reasons we cherish being among them"! :-)
Posted Aug 2, 2011 9:32 pm

JoelSkokA quote for you, Bob:


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Piggybacking on your above splendid reply I offer you this by Willi Unsoeld, a patriarch in American mountaineering: ...."My final prayer was one of thanksgiving for the sublimity of the high places, for the sheer beauty of the mountains and for the surpassing miracle that we should be formed as to respond with ecstasy to such beauty."
Posted Aug 3, 2011 7:36 am

Bob BoltonRe: A quote for you, Bob:

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Great quote from Willi! I love the "surpassing miracle" part, and I often think of that very thing. What guarantees that we would not only think the world is beautiful, but would respond to that beauty with such soaring emotions?

After Willi died, his widow Jolene went into politics and was my third congressional district representative in the US House for 3 terms. The story of Willi's Everest West Ridge first ascent has inspired me since I was a teenager.

Posted Aug 4, 2011 1:37 am

MtnGuideRe: A quote for you, Bob:


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