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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:09 am

Nope. Not the Guadalupes.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby coldfoot » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:14 pm

Bubba Suess wrote:
lcarreau wrote:Aaaaa .... I'm feelin' a little bored .... YAWN .... anybody else ?


If you're bored, you can always go post something useful. Otherwise, for those still interested, here is another one:

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I would have to take a gamble to identify these rocks - and I'm no good at gambling, so I always wind up in the red.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:55 pm

coldfoot wrote:I would have to take a gamble to identify these rocks - and I'm no good at gambling, so I always wind up in the red.


I think you would be wise to take this wager.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby jdzaharia » Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:19 pm

I wouldn't have figured this one out without coldfoot's hints. Coldfoot or Bubba should spill the beans, so we can do another one.

Bubba, you must not have taken all these on one trip. Unless your pilot was taking the scenic route.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:44 am

jdzaharia wrote:I wouldn't have figured this one out without coldfoot's hints. Coldfoot or Bubba should spill the beans, so we can do another one.


Ok. It is Red Rocks NCA in Nevada, just west of Las Vegas.

jdzaharia wrote:Bubba, you must not have taken all these on one trip. Unless your pilot was taking the scenic route.


One round trip flight to Dallas and back from Oakland. I could have had a lot more, but it was actually cloudy most of the trip but I was able to snap some cool shots whenever the clouds broke.

Ok. Here is the next one. It is a gimme:

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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:09 am

jdzaharia wrote:That's Navajo Mountain.


Correct. Ok, one more gimme before a couple of hard ones:
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Get specific on this one!
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby jdzaharia » Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:53 pm

How specific?

California?

Inyo National Forest?

John Muir Wilderness?

Keep going?

Wheeler Ridge with Mount Morgan on the left foreground, with Mount Tom behind? Mount Mills in the center?

It's tough for me to be sure on some of the peaks further in the background. Those more familiar with the area probably can point out some. Maybe some of the peaks in King's Canyon/Sequoia are discernable.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:59 pm

jdzaharia wrote:How specific?

California?

Inyo National Forest?

John Muir Wilderness?

Keep going?

Wheeler Ridge with Mount Morgan on the left foreground, with Mount Tom behind? Mount Mills in the center?

It's tough for me to be sure on some of the peaks further in the background. Those more familiar with the area probably can point out some. Maybe some of the peaks in King's Canyon/Sequoia are discernable.


That is good enough. I was hoping someone would point out Courtright Reservoir. My wife's family has a cabin there. Ok, so now for the first in a series of harder ones:

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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby jdzaharia » Mon May 07, 2012 6:24 pm

Apparently, this one is too hard.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Tue May 08, 2012 2:56 am

jdzaharia wrote:Apparently, this one is too hard.


I thought this one would go quickly. There is a tell-tale outline visible. Its in New Mexico.
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby jdzaharia » Tue May 08, 2012 3:59 pm

El Malpais National Monument in the upper center of the photo?
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Thu May 10, 2012 4:40 pm

jdzaharia wrote:El Malpais National Monument in the upper center of the photo?


Correct.

Obviously this thread is running its course, but here is another. I have one more after this:

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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby jdzaharia » Thu May 10, 2012 8:23 pm

That's got to be back in California. Western slope of the Sierra? I know somebody can get more specific than that, but am I on the right track?
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Re: 4 Corners Peaks Need ID!

Postby Bubba Suess » Fri May 11, 2012 4:46 am

jdzaharia wrote:That's got to be back in California. Western slope of the Sierra? I know somebody can get more specific than that, but am I on the right track?


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