4 - 7 September 2008
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erick's pics
DAFF Dome: "Cooke Book" (5.10a) Looking down first pitch of "Cooke Book" (direct start) Erick coming up the first pitch
Erick starting up the 5.6 loose flakes on Pitch 2 Nice belay ledge at the top of Pitch 2
Pitch 3 Looking down at Erick Erick coming up Pitch 3
Pitch 4, Erick placing pro before the crux Past the crux Erick coming up the chossy Pitch 5
Goal for the next day, West Ridge of Mt. Conness Approach to Mt. Conness, Carnegie Institute
Detour #1, Erick going the wrong way up the talus Looking towards Mt. Dana Old artifact
Next goal, the first notch Back on route, Erick heading towards the notch
Mt. Conness Glacier Large sandy plateau, correct descent notch to left of snow patch West Ridge and SW Face of Mt. Conness
Mt. Conness summit North Ridge
View from summit, Conness Lakes, Saddlebag Lake Another view of the plateau and notch Erick hiding on the descent
The correct "slight gully" to ascent Lembert Dome: Erick trying to spot the first bolt of "Crying Time Again" (5.10a) At the first bolt
No hands rest at the second bolt Erick coming up Pitch 2 Erick leading Pitch 3
Erick leading Pitch 4 Erick leading Pitch 5
Marmot on the descent Party on the last pitch of "Crying Time Again"
Approach to Eichorn Pinnacle, deer in meadow Erick psyching himself up for the first pitch Cathedral Lake
Erick leading Pitch 1, Eichorn Pinnacle, "West Pillar" (5.10b direct variation) Looking down Pitch 2 Erick coming up Pitch 2
Erick past the crux, Pitch 3 First view of the summit Erick coming up Pitch 4
Erick at the summit Summit register
Empty except for a few treasures Erick on the summit Cathedral Peak
Budd Lake How do I rap?
Summit Scary descent (class 3?!) Last view of Eichorn Pinnacle
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