That looked like a trip down Memory Lane, Moose. Although you did
not have fancier equipment, I bet your photos were well considered
and composed. I now sometimes regret having too much choice, but
perhaps I am just indecisive ...
C M I Barker
Cambridgeshire, Great Britain.
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On 20 Feb 2006, at 00:26, Moose wrote:
> You mean this one
> <http://www.moosemystic.net/Gallery/MPhotos/PalisadeG2.htm>? The
> image, taken by a friend on the trip, shows my then still rather new
> OM-1, 50/1.8 and Vivitar 2X-21 telextender. Back when I was in
> shape to
> climb these places, I couldn't afford fancier equipment. Now that I
> all the equipment, I'm not in shape and have no desire to make those
> climbs again. :-)
> I don't know if the glacier is still there either, although a web
> obviously much newer than my pic, indicates it still is
> <http://www.thesierraweb.com/bigpine/bptr.html>. Its description of
> trail to the glacier pretty much matches my recollection. We went
> the glacier to reach the little seam/crack which gives access to
> Palisade Peak. There was another, smaller glacier just to the North,
> just to the right of this pic. I just happened to have slides form
> time period out as part of a cleanup of my study when your mention
> up. When I get around to scanning more, I'll post them.
> A Moose steeped in memories of mountains...
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