Rollerball

Considering frequent earthquakes in California, you would think this rock would roll right down into the second lake of the Big Pine Creek. I've been watching it for the past thirty years, but I'm sure it has been sitting there for the past ten thousand years when the last ice age ended.

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klwagar

klwagar - Sep 15, 2008 11:56 pm - Voted 10/10

very cool

I love those glacier boulders

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Sep 25, 2008 3:37 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: very cool

Thank you Katie

It did take me a little while to figure out how boulders such these get there.

rpc

rpc - Oct 14, 2008 8:21 pm - Voted 10/10

agreed

very cool composition Marc.

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Oct 14, 2008 9:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: agreed

Thank you rpc for the nice comment, and many thanks for all your votes.

Happy climbing,
Marc

ClaireJ

ClaireJ - Nov 24, 2008 2:53 pm - Voted 10/10

Really Interesting

I love that you've been watching it for 30 years and can share that it's been there patient the whole time! Very cool Mr. Marc.

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Nov 24, 2008 6:02 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Really Interesting

Thank you Claire. You seem to have a tallent for picking out one of my more unusual photos. I am glad this photo has ended up on the first page of my collection, and your vote goes a long way to keeping it there.
Thank you for the visit and the votes,
Marc

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 14, 2008 9:36 pm - Voted 10/10

It looks like it could turn

into a "rolling stone" at a moment's notice!

You really have some great pictures, Marc!!

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Dec 14, 2008 11:00 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: It looks like it could turn

Thank you for checking out some of my old photos Larry.
Yes, this rock has always been a source of amusement for me.
Thanks for dropping by Larry,
Marc

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Jan 17, 2009 8:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Popular boulder

That's a popular boulder. It's been photographed a lot. I believe a few people have even attempted to trundle the thing.

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Jan 17, 2009 10:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Popular boulder

I hope no one would even try to trundle it.
I like it to stay just where it is for another 10,000 yrs.

Dean

Dean - Dec 14, 2009 9:14 pm - Voted 10/10

Dynamite

That'll fix it. No more watching for the next thirty. Actually, I love erratics and this is a great example of one.

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Dec 14, 2009 9:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Dynamite

To tell you the truth, Dean, I don't mind watching this guy for another thirty. I would love to be able to do the six mile hike for another 30.
Thanks for checking it out,
cheers,
Marc

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