Sunday, March 22, 2015

March 21 on Mt Baden-Powell

Came back today to try out my new trail crampons on 9400' Mt B-P, and they not only did the job, but were a lot of fun, and got me to thinking about their use to extend the season in the Sierras. On years the Sierras have snow, I mean.

The north-facing slope of the mountain

Love these

Summit view of the tallest peaks in So Cal, from left 11000' San Gorgonio Mtn (57 miles away), distantly visible in the notch is 10800' San Jacinto Peak (73 miles) and 10000' Mt San Antonio (also known as Mt Baldy, 8 miles)