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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby Scott M. » Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:27 am

Bob Burd wrote:
Scott M. wrote:10000 was coming out of Kennedy Canyon just south of Sonora Pass.


Slight correction: the trail goes over 10,000ft a short distance north of Sonora Pass, while wrapping around the SE side of Sonora Peak.

As I was posting this, I noticed Iron Hiker got it in a few moments ahead of me...


Right you are. I think, and it was way back in 1980 I hiked it, that you hardly get any higher than this all the way to Canada.
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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby thegib » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:01 pm

You guys did the Hermit - tougher than King?
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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby Bob Burd » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:08 pm

thegib wrote:You guys did the Hermit - tougher than King?


The Hermit is indeed tougher than Clarence King, but it has only about 370ft of prominence.
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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby Marcsoltan » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:45 pm

Bob Burd wrote:What's the most difficult summit (by its easiest route) in CA that is both over 10,000ft in elevation and has at least 500ft of prominence?
The last qualifier will discount Castle Rock Spire, Thunderbolt, and Starlight. I have only a vague guess what the answer might be, btw. I'm curious what others might come up with...


How about Mount Humphreys?
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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby thegib » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:48 pm

Palisade Crest - Gandalf?
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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby Bob Burd » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:16 pm

Humphreys and Palisade Crest are both class 4.
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Re: Quiz Time!

Postby dskoon » Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:21 am

Bob Burd wrote:
Scott M. wrote:10000 was coming out of Kennedy Canyon just south of Sonora Pass.


Slight correction: the trail goes over 10,000ft a short distance north of Sonora Pass, while wrapping around the SE side of Sonora Peak.

As I was posting this, I noticed Iron Hiker got it in a few moments ahead of me...



Yeah, uh-huh, sure Bob. . . :wink:
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