Fairplay Fairplay sounds like it got its name from a nice story but the history of the Wild West is... Fairplay Fairplay sounds like it got its name from a nice story, but the history of the Wild West is... Single mapped icefield in Tenmile/Mosquito Range Single mapped icefield in Tenmile/Mosquito Range Map of Colorado Mountain Ranges Map of Colorado Mountain Ranges Common Name: Mosquito Latin Name: Family Culicidae (R. Bercha det.) ... Common Name: Mosquito Latin Name: Family Culicidae (R. Bercha, det.) ... Taken on the way back. The trail contours south around the summit before ascending it via... Taken on the way back. The trail contours south around the summit before ascending it via... Med Small Thumb ] Med | Small | Thumb ] Stairmaster © Joe Stairmaster © Joe Avoiding Slide Terrain The sun was out all day and we got to take in some great scenery. Avoiding Slide Terrain The sun was out all day and we got to take in some great scenery. September snow on the Mosquito Range September snow on the Mosquito Range Common Name: Mosquito Larva Latin Name: Family Culicidae (R. Bercha det... Common Name: Mosquito Larva Latin Name: Family Culicidae (R. Bercha, det... Mount Bross Bross (2014-08-21). Photo by Rian Laub . Click here for larger-size photo. Mount Bross Bross (2014-08-21). Photo by Rian Laub . Click here for larger-size photo. Safe Route Selection One gully had slid earlier showing debris. Safe Route Selection One gully had slid earlier showing debris. Wind lip and Slide Debris More avalanche debris coming from Sheridan had slid down into the... Wind lip and Slide Debris More avalanche debris coming from Sheridan had slid down into the... Med Small Thumb ] Med | Small | Thumb ] Debris from Sheridan We were glad to finally be gaining elevation after miles of skinning a flattish... Debris from Sheridan We were glad to finally be gaining elevation after miles of skinning a flattish... Sherman - Upper W.Slopes After a short sugar / water break we continued on to the summit. Wind... Sherman - Upper W.Slopes After a short sugar / water break we continued on to the summit. Wind... Looking into the future Looking into the future Spindrift on Democrat Spindrift on Democrat When atop an ugly heap like Sherman you look elsewhere for beauty - Photo (c) Joe D’yer Mak’er… (use... When atop an ugly heap like Sherman you look elsewhere for beauty - Photo (c) Joe D’yer Mak’er… (use... Dyer Mountain (13855') Traverse to Dyer and Descent We began heading over to the saddle between the... Dyer Mountain (13855') Traverse to Dyer and Descent We began heading over to the saddle between the... Med Small Thumb ] Med | Small | Thumb ] Skinning up the Sherman road The first objective of the day showed up after a short while of... Skinning up the Sherman road The first objective of the day showed up after a short while of... Sherman makes an appearance A short while before arriving at the summer trailhead at 12000’ (it’s 3... Sherman makes an appearance A short while before arriving at the summer trailhead at 12000’ (it’s 3... Fracture Fracture Closer look at the fracture We skinned on a little further up the road and Joe decided to test the... Closer look at the fracture We skinned on a little further up the road and Joe decided to test the... More snowpack testing A few jumps on a similar aspect as before produced nothing and he skinned a... More snowpack testing A few jumps on a similar aspect as before produced nothing and he skinned a... Democrat Democrat Results of second shear test Results of second shear test Pacific Peak The view ascending Quandary's west slope - Atlantic Peak (left) Pacific Peak (middle)... Pacific Peak The view ascending Quandary's west slope - Atlantic Peak (left), Pacific Peak (middle)...
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