East Spur

Sean had written that he summited at 10:40 am, more than three hours earlier! Even better, according to the entry, he’d left some cookies for us!

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Kearsarge Pinnacle #8

I was ecstatic to make it to the summit and officially be a 5.easy climber!

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Staghorn Peak

At sunrise, I stopped briefly to take a few photos and check the elevation. We had climbed 1,500 feet, and I tried not to think too hard on the fact that this meant we were only about one quarter of the way up the pass.

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Mt George Davis

The ridge comprised solid, trustworthy granite with plenty of features to climb and was pure fun class 3 climbing!

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Knapsack Pass Peak

As I started down Bishop Pass I could hardly believe what I was seeing — the lakes which we had so hurriedly passed in the morning glum were now illuminated by the sun in various shades of blue and green!

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McGee Pass Peak

If the rock were a little more solid this would have made for some fun climbing! Instead it was a bit too stressful to be pure fun.

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Suicide Ridge

This is far and away both the largest and the most experienced group of people I’ve ever hiked with. I don’t imagine I will have to worry about the group slowing me down much during this trip!

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