Elliot Glacier from Cooper Spur

Last good day of 2001 season with front clouds beginning to slide across crisp deep blue skies. A tremendous moaning, grit-spewing surface wind rose suddenly about halfway between the shelter on the moraine and tie-in rock. Still brilliant blue sky and white clouds if you looked up and out. By tie-in rock the clarity was falling apart and the wind was cold and miserably stinging. A great people filter as almost all turned around as the wind rose. One of the most spectacular in-the-mountains days I've had. If you want to see a professional's work on the same day, Ellen Bishop was taking pictures halfway up the moraine and has at least three pictures from this day in In Search of Ancient Oregon. Oct 06,2001


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donhaller3 - Mar 12, 2007 1:06 am - Hasn't voted

Correction, Eliot Glacier

Erk, erk, erk.

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