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Rook, Bishop\'s Sceptre, and Black Knight
From top left to bottom right, the Rook, the Bishop's Sceptre, and the Black Knight are three of the Chessmen near the low point of the ridge connecting Shoshoni Peak to Apache Peak. "Iroquois" is in the background. Indian Peaks Wilderness, October 2005.


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Antonio GianiRicorda...

Antonio Giani

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Il Dito degli Apostoli...

Ciao Antonio
Posted Oct 4, 2005 11:22 am



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I have admired this ridge since my first forays to the IPW 4 years ago. This is quite an accomplishment Fabio. Congratulations. That had to have been privledged terrain.

Posted Oct 4, 2005 7:03 pm

brentaRe: Spectacular


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Thanks, Jon! My original plan was to continue to Navajo, but the wind, the fresh snow, and the rotten rock slowed me down. The scenery is first class; it's a pity the rock is definitely not, otherwise I would highly recommend this ridge.
Posted Oct 5, 2005 10:14 am

liviozIt would be nice...


Voted 10/10

.to castle!

ma forse cade piĆ¹ a proposito il gioco di parole in Italiano con l'arroccamento...
Posted Oct 6, 2005 5:06 am

HerbVery nice shot!


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This great scenery reminds me a little bit on a rock formation at Hochalmspitze in Austria!
Regards, Herbert
Posted Dec 4, 2006 9:20 am

brentaRe: Very nice shot!


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Thanks! Yes, there is resemblance. We even have a proper Stone Man here in Colorado.
Posted Dec 5, 2006 8:18 am

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brentaSubmitted by brenta
on Oct 4, 2005 12:13 am

Image ID: 129457
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Lat/Lon: 40.05800°N / 105.651°W
Object Title: Rook, Bishop's Sceptre, and Black Knight

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing, Alpine Climbing, Informational, Scenery