Chimney Rock Attempt

August 2005

We'll
We'll go left
Cooper
Cooper River
On
On Trail!
Clear
Clear Cool Pete Lake
Lemah
Lemah Creek
Awesome
Awesome divider log
It's
It's like the trees back home
Into
Into the Wild
We're
We're headed up there
A
A bit of bushwhacking
Just
Just in time for the moonrise
Our
Our first clear glance at our objective
A
A good day to go mountaineering
Zen
Zen rock
Poking
Poking around in the glacial cave
There's
There's even a skylight!
On
On snow
Chimney
Chimney glacier looming above
Crevasse
Crevasse tour
Down
Down the valley
Chimney
Chimney Cirque
It
It all comes together here
Refreshing!
Refreshing!
Pinkberry
Pinkberry
Our
Our bivy boulder
Slide
Slide vegetation bands
Naptime
Naptime
Recrossing
Recrossing Summit Chief Creek
Straight
Straight as an arrow
Purpleberry
Purpleberry
Arms
Arms stretched to the sky
A
A solid Alpine environment
Cook
Cook rock
Here's
Here's a good view of the approach for next time
Three
Three Queens ridge
Pretty
Pretty Bird
Hawkins
Hawkins Mountain in the distance
Alpine
Alpine Meadow
Escondido
Escondido Lake
Redberry
Redberry
Shakespeare
Shakespeare Field
Downright
Downright pleasant
Quick
Quick rest at Pete Lake on the way out