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Ptarmigan Traverse

Any one done the PTraverse this year? Ranger at Darrington says the road is under construction on the Suiattle River Road to the Downey Creek Campground, She said the old bridge is torn down. No one from the Ranger Station has been up there she said...??? Anyway, wondering about getting across the Creek. Last time we came out you could walk the bridge... seemed like fording it would be a challenge. Any way, the Marblemount ...
Read more : Ptarmigan Traverse | Views : 32 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Pacific Northwest (WA, OR)


North Peak couloir conditions

May be in the area next weekend and was curious if anyone's been up the Northeast Couloir recently. Your responses are much appreciated.
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Missing Friend & Hiker en route to Mt. Goddard, Kings Canyon

Hello,

A friend and fellow climber, Greg Hein, has been missing since not returning this past Monday, July 7th. I heard that he was headed to Mt. Goddard from Florence Lake and that he may have been doing the Goddard Loop. Please spread the word and keep an eye out!


http://abc30.com/173209/
Read more : Missing Friend & Hiker en route to Mt. Goddard, Kings Canyon | Views : 332 | Replies : 4 | Forum : California


Driving to RMNP from the East

Headin' to RMNP in a few weeks and was curious which driving approach is easier right now due to road construction. Normally I come in from the north on 34 via Loveland, but was considering coming in from the south via 36. I talked to someone today that said there is a lot of construction on 36 that added a significant amount of time to his drive. I would be coming through this area very ...
Read more : Driving to RMNP from the East | Views : 152 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Colorado


Short backpacking trip this month -- Where should I go?

I haven't backpacked in 20 years, but I've got a funny window to do just that this month: all of a Sunday and Monday; I can also leave Saturday night around 6:00 pm, which could be enough time to reach a trailhead and find a campsite (maybe). (I wish I had one more day so I could hike for day, have a summit day, and hike back for a day...but I don't.)

I want to ...
Read more : Short backpacking trip this month -- Where should I go? | Views : 155 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Utah




What glacier is that?

I’ve been going through my old slides and cannot remember where some of them were taken and would appreciate help.

I believe this is Rainier and most likely Cowlitz Glacier (with Adams in background? However, Adams’ top looks too sharp).

Perhaps someone would be able to identify it easily. Thanks a lot.

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Read more : What glacier is that? | Views : 263 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Pacific Northwest (WA, OR)


Lyell Conditions

I'm heading to Mt. Lyell in about a week and wanted to know what conditions were like up there. Has anyone been up around there or close?
Read more : Lyell Conditions | Views : 251 | Replies : 2 | Forum : California


Gannett and Granite in september ?

we're looking to go for Gannett and Granite this summer ...

our team of five has a common open window of dates in mid-september ... kind of late season for these peaks ?

friends have said that Gannett's bergschrund should be wide open ("impassable") by then ... and that we might experience snow on Granite's final approach (not enough to place pickets, but enough to make the final climb kind of unhappy meal) ...

some ...
Read more : Gannett and Granite in september ? | Views : 206 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Northern Rockies (ID, MT, WY)


Devil's Postpile NM Camping

Hello everyone. I am planning to hike the general area around Devil's Postpile National Monument in the next few weeks (Rainbow Falls, Thousand Island Lake, etc.). Due to circumstances at work, I cannot plan too far in advance, so it appears as if I will need to secure a first come first served site in the general area (Pumice Flat, NPS Campground, etc.) between August 9 and August 23.

My question is, what are my ...
Read more : Devil's Postpile NM Camping | Views : 301 | Replies : 3 | Forum : California


 

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