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Hiking/climbing trip, July 2016



WIND RIVER RANGE  (five photos)

Beginning the full pack hike up the valley:




Further up the valley:




My campsite twelve miles up the valley:




On the way from campsite (8400 ft) to the summit of Greeley 
Point (11300 ft), looking back at Clark Lake (10200 ft):




At the saddle above Clark Lake, just below
Greeley Point:



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UINTA RANGE

About 200 sheep, two sheep dogs and a sheepherder were
encountered at a 12,000 foot pass in the Uinta Range
of Utah.  30 miles of up and down that day:



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CLIMBING LONG'S PEAK OF COLORADO

(From a distance -- 4 photos)


From the west.  Long's is the peak on the left:




Long's Peak from the west:




Long's Peak from the east:




Near the end of the hiking portion and the beginning
of the climbing portion.  From here, the trail and
the climb wrap around to the other side of the mountain:



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CLIMBING LONG'S PEAK, the steep portion and the summit
(five photos)


Looking back along the ledge:




Final section of Long's Peak climb:




The west face of Long's -- the climbing route:




The summit of Long's:




The trail heading down Long's Peak:



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DAY HIKES IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (six photos)


Various high elevation lakes were each day's goal:














This day's hike began down in the distant hazy valley
beyond the lake:




The day's turn around point -- a ridge at 12,000 feet.  
Long's Peak is the mountain off to the right: