Ice Cold Barefoot Walk to Rappel Point

SPer Travis makes the foot-numbing walk to our next rappel point in Allison Gulch, San Gabriel Mountains, Jan. 14, 2007.


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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Jan 17, 2007 1:15 pm - Voted 10/10



Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Jan 17, 2007 6:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Why

We did not want to get our boots wet because we were several hours from our finish point and the temperatures were near freezing. So we didn't want to risk moving for several hours in soaked boots.


Laurabeth - Jan 17, 2007 9:16 pm - Voted 10/10


looks cold . nice shot

Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Jan 17, 2007 10:44 pm - Hasn't voted


Thanks. Extremely cold; our feet would go numb in a couple of minutes.

Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Feb 22, 2007 1:09 am - Hasn't voted

Re: barefoot

You've described the feeling perfectly. Take it one step further. Dive into an icy lake. I went swimming in Peanut Lake (11,000')near Meysan Creek (Whitney area)last August. Exhilarating! Happy climbing.


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