six days in the sierra

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Trip Report
Location:
California, United States, North America
Date Climbed/Hiked:
Sep 13, 2009
Activities:
Hiking, Mountaineering, Trad Climbing, Scrambling
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six days in the sierra
Created On: Sep 26, 2009
Last Edited On: Sep 26, 2009

laurel, humprheys, matthes, tenaya, conness, clyde

wife is out of town - babysit my own kids for a week? - no way!
fly grandma in and head for sierra

out of az sunday 13th at 4am
got to laurel at 1pm - 5 hrs solo ctc

laurel

laurel

laurel


monday
tried solo humprheys east arete turned around at notch
between peaklet and humprheys +- 13,100
wasnt really feeling it - 5 hr ctc

humprheys

humphreys

humphreys


tuesday
met up with apachedino
aka dustin from SP for matthes crest
we made a long day of it 14 hours ctc

matthes

matthes

matthes

matthes

matthes

matthes

matthes


wed
up tenaya we go
7 hrs ctc

tenaya

tenaya

tenaya


thurs
conness like finesse (at least thats how the locals said it)
8 hrs ctc north ridge

conness

conness

conness

conness

conness

conness


friday
clyde minaret rock route
didnt quite summit - rejected at ?4th? class downclimb on ridgeline about 30 ft below summit - no rope with us
dustin "you doing that?"
me "?!@? no."
thou shall not die on the last day of climbing on the last 30 feet
it should be one of the climbers commandments
10 hr ctc from devils postpile

clyde

clyde

clyde

clyde


my poor guide tennies

guide tennies


saturday
got some sweet shots driving home
at sunset in monsoon weather

desert rainbow

az sunset










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murphie

murphie - Aug 23, 2010 8:37 am - Voted 10/10

yeah...

...I agree with studmuffin there, I'd love to hear more details because it's something I'm jealous of and would love to piece something together for myself in the Sierra. Awesome trip nontheless!

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