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Rocky Mtn High 1975 - Yours Truly Hiking Up Flattop Mountain
Yours Truly hiking up Flattop Mountain in July 1975 with Half Mountain and Mount Lady Washington in the background. Don't laugh at the wardrobe choices! And that's a camping permit hanging from my pack. I still have the leather visor I was wearing on that trip. (Thanks Mountain Jim for your help with this picture!) Scanned from Kodak Instamatic slide


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Deltaoperator17Whoa . . .


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Who is the good looking long legged beauty in this pic?

Posted Nov 24, 2008 12:14 pm

silversummitRe: Whoa . . .


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I think it's my B.C. body (Before Colorado! Before Child!) But I really appreciate the compliment!
Posted Nov 24, 2008 12:39 pm

Brian JenkinsThose were the days

Brian Jenkins

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Cotton t-shirt, external frame backpack and no trekking poles. I'm glad I got into this stuff after this point in time although I do remember having an olive army-type rucksack as a kid. Good stuff!
Posted Jun 26, 2009 12:44 am

silversummitRe: Those were the days


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Hey Brian, it could have been worse! I actually started backpacking in 1963 with a wooden frame pack and my father's down mummy bag from Army surplus. I quickly moved to a different metal rucksack but I still remember how painful that backpack was.

Thanks for looking at my album!

Posted Jun 26, 2009 7:35 am



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July, 1975? That takes me back. In July, 1975, I was on the John Muir Trail.

Posted Jul 24, 2010 11:00 pm

silversummitRe: 1975


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I really enjoyed your pictures from July '75; especially the trail shots; same sleeping pad and all! Wonderful pictures of Whitney and the moon. I've never hiked in the Sierra but only driven through it once; another place on my bucket list!

You should post these on SP!
Posted Jul 25, 2010 1:31 pm

runawayreignbowOne awesome woman...


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and still doing it! I love vintage photographs...
Posted Nov 17, 2010 12:18 pm

silversummitRe: One awesome woman...


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Oh yeah! I still hike and camp - wish digital had been around thirty and forty years ago!

Thanks for your support!
Posted Nov 20, 2010 12:29 pm

thatgalfromtexasOldie but goodie


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That looks like my 1st backpack. My how things have changed! I carry about 1/2 the weight, go twice the distance and am at least twice the age I was when I started backpacking in Big Bend Nat'l Park back in '74. Thank goodness for technology and lightweight material! Love your photos.
Posted Oct 2, 2011 10:39 pm

silversummitRe: Oldie but goodie


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Glad you are enjoying 'my blast from the past'! I have 300+ slides being scanned right now so who knows what else in my past is hiding...
Posted Oct 2, 2011 10:52 pm

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