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The north face of Cements Mountain.
The north face of Cements Mountain from the northeast (Mount Oberlin), just after a mid summer snow - 17 July 1982.

Photo by Fred Spicker


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Vid PogachnikThis is a special one

Vid Pogachnik

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Great picture, I like the feeling and visual effects.
Posted Oct 31, 2002 11:37 pm

Fred SpickerRe: This is a special one

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Nothing is whited out - the clouds were playing around the mountain which was sometimes in and sometimes out. The "cordory" ( corduroy ) effect is that you are looking at 4 to 6 inches of new snow on ledges separating steeper rock bands - the rock in Glacier is sedimentary and faces such as this tend to be "stair steps" of short cliffs with narrow ledges between.
Posted Nov 1, 2002 12:44 pm

Aaron JohnsonFantastic!

Aaron Johnson

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Great light and mood. Outstanding quality.
Posted Nov 1, 2002 5:57 am

KlenkeReminds me of Suilven


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This stratified peak reminds me of Suilven in North Scotland. Good pic just the same.
Posted Jan 21, 2003 3:11 pm

KlenkeLinks to pictures of Suilven


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For comparison purposes:


Posted Jan 21, 2003 3:17 pm

Fred SpickerRe: Links to pictures of Suilven

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Interesting peak - I did not realize that there was anything quite so free standing in Scotland - thanks for the links.
Posted Jan 21, 2003 3:35 pm

KlenkeRe: Links to pictures of Suilven


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Yeah, Suilven is a fantastic site in that area of Scotland. It's not very high but it does have a lot of local relief. Plus, it (along with Canisp) sits out on its own. It's a tourist trap kind of place around there.

Scotland is my favorite country outside of the U.S.
Posted Jan 21, 2003 5:41 pm

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Fred SpickerSubmitted by Fred Spicker
on Oct 31, 2002 4:22 pm

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