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Abbot Pass looking down at Lake Oesa after a snow storm the first weekend in August. Stayed overnight at Abbot Hut in attempt on Mount Victoria.
Bill Kerr
on May 28, 2008 9:13 pm
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Image ID: 407528


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Bluecube22 - Jun 10, 2008 11:27 pm - Voted 10/10

what a shot

nice back ground

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr - Jun 11, 2008 10:06 am - Hasn't voted

Re: what a shot



lcarreau - Oct 2, 2008 12:56 pm - Voted 10/10

Hello Bill ...

Snow in August? It takes me a few hours to
find an "alpine zone" here in Arizona.

My plan is to view the trees in the San
Francisco Peaks next week. Geez, I can't wait!!


Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr - Oct 2, 2008 3:55 pm - Hasn't voted

Snow in August

It can snow at anytime at the higher altitudes. Usually melts off in several days in the summer but this summer the snow on the high north sides never did totally clear off.
Have fun on your fall colors trip. Good time to go see the leaves change.


ArankaP - Feb 11, 2009 5:07 pm - Voted 10/10

So on the end

Did you reach summit of Mt. Victoria?
We were there last year but started our trip to late. It was to warm. Snow was melting. Avalanche left and right we had to turn around.

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr - Feb 11, 2009 6:51 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: So on the end

The clouds cleared for a few pictures and then socked in again so we went down. It rained hard on the way down so we were glad we didn't go for the summit. We are going to give it a try again this year.
Always tough to get the time off and the conditions to match up.
Take care.


ArankaP - Feb 9, 2010 8:22 am - Voted 10/10

Re: So on the end

thank you for your correction again.


TyeDyeTwins - Nov 13, 2009 1:30 am - Voted 10/10


You seem to be smiling here. Was this before or after your summit bid got shut down?

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr - Nov 13, 2009 10:57 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hmmmm.....

We got up at 5 am but it was blizzarding at that point so we back to bed. This picture was taken between wet snow/rain storms later in day. Summiting is good but any day in the mountains is an enjoyable one.

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr - Aug 16, 2011 1:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great Shot

Thanks for the comment.
It was quite wet and slippery so slow going until we were on scree.

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