Matterhorn Peak (just left...

Matterhorn Peak (just left of center), The Dragtooth (next peak on the right), The Doodad (right on the shadow line on the ridge), and the Three Teeth (right edge of ridge). May 1, 2004


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notinkansas - Jun 8, 2004 9:48 pm - Hasn't voted


Great picture! The sun is at just the right angle. I wanta go THERE.


bearbnz - Jun 9, 2004 10:31 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful

You should be able to get up there soon, it's melting out fast. I was up that way on Monday (6/7), and I didn't hit any significant snow until around 9,500', and that was just patches and drifts on northern exposures and in sheltered areas. The snow level is rising daily. So is the mosquito level.


ktnbs - Feb 3, 2005 10:34 pm - Voted 10/10

Very nice

shot....good light....awesome little set of peaks.


bearbnz - Feb 4, 2005 9:12 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Very nice

Thanks, that's my backyard playground.


ktnbs - Feb 4, 2005 9:04 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Very nice


What do you consider the furthest north "glacier" in the Sierra's? or even "permanent" snow-ice field.

surfingmarmot - Jul 30, 2007 12:51 am - Hasn't voted

Beautiful shot

Nice shot of that part of the Sawtooth. Those summits are very alluring in that aspect. I have climbed Matterhorn before, but this makes me want to go again. And now I want to expereince the top of the Dragtooth and the Doodad as well.

Leicaman - Dec 25, 2011 6:12 pm - Voted 8/10

Stunning view

This is a fine image of a difficult subject. The side light really brings out the detail. How far up the trail from Mono Village were you at this point?


bearbnz - Dec 26, 2011 12:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Stunning view

Thanks. I was not actually on the trail when I took this, I was in my airplane. I don't remember what altitude I was at, but it looks like I was pretty close to the Cleaver Ridge, so maybe over the confluence of the Cattle Creek and Horse Creek trails.

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