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Warning for idiots
Since the normal route & the trail to the Britannia Hut start at Mittelallalallin which is almost immediately on the glacier and accessable to anyone who can buy a ticket, this warning exists.
(Perhaps one is needed at Mt. Hood in the US lest someone try to repeat the claimed high heels ascent of that peak.}
Photo taken 26 July 1993 by Fred Spicker

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Dave KAnd I was just about to wear my high-heeled shoes...

Dave K

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You have no idea how many times I thought about wearing high-heeled shoes on a trip and then thought, "Better not."



At least this sign would make the decision simple.
Posted Sep 22, 2003 8:43 am

Alan EllisRe: And I was just about to wear my high-heeled shoes...

Alan Ellis

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Maybe this sign should be at the Grand Canyon trailhead. The three times I've done the GC, I saw women in high-heeled shoes on the trail. While in Yosemite, I saw women in dresses and a guy in Hush Puppy loafers on the Yoseemite Falls trail.
Posted Sep 28, 2003 9:40 am

DigglerRe: And I was just about to wear my high-heeled shoes...

Diggler

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You've disappointed so many people, too, David! :(
Posted Sep 28, 2003 4:12 pm

SharonRe: And I was just about to wear my high-heeled shoes...

Sharon

Voted 10/10

Aren't those mono rear-point crampons? Excellent for tricky heel-hooking moves...



I've seen women in high-heeled sling-back shoes slipping & sliding on the trail to Half Dome. My husband saw a man in the Yosemite Upper Pines campground bathroom who was nattily attired in a tuxedo & black patent leather shoes. (We speculated the man was headed for dinner at the Awahnee but didn't have the $$$$ to stay there).
Posted Sep 28, 2003 5:46 pm

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on Sep 22, 2003 8:02 am

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