11 September 2007
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Joern leaving camp towards Mt. Russell Mt. Russell and Fishhook Arete come into view
I don't know man... Looks steep! Almost there... Pitch 1, Fishhook Arete (5.9)
Joern coming up Pitch 1 Looking up the arete Joern near the crux of the pitch
Joern leading Pitch 2 Looking down Pitch 3 and Joern at the second belay
Mt. Whitney Rest of the route Looking down Pitch 3
Arete shadow where I watched Joern lead Pitch 4 Joern leading Pitch 5, after the downclimb to the notch Further up
At the belay Looking down Pitch 6 Joern starting Pitch 7
Joern leading the second half of Pitch 7 Looking down the route Summit views
Joern coming up the final pitch
Summit register entry
Me, with Mt. Whitney behind 14,000 ft peak summit #2! Joern and me at the summit of Mt. Russell Joern on the steep descent
Looking back up Joern descending
Another look at Fishhook Arete At Joern's insistence, me and Fishhook Arete Final view
Iceberg Lake Joern and his victory cigarette!
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