Elsay loop Dec 9, 2017

NSH Forums Trip Reports Elsay loop Dec 9, 2017

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  • #7736

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Three of us did Elsay loop yesterday Dec 9. Use crampons, mini-crampons, snow shoes, poles, ice axe and gator aide. See

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/16178703@N08/albums/72157689413674791

     

     

     

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    #7761

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Here a powerful picture showing Joanne breaking trail.

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    #7763

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Looking up to Mt. Elsay just from below col, while descending boulder field.

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    #7765

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Looking up to Seymour 3rd Peak while gaining elevation again after hitting the lowest point of the circuit near Elsay Lake.

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    #7767

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Looking back to Mt. Elsay (in sun on horizon). We traversed at bottom of this valley.

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    #7769

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Looking back to Runner’s Peak in centre. Mt. Elsay at right.

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    #7771

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Looking east towards Burke Mtn. on horizon while ascending back to Seymour 1st Pump.

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    #7773

    Siegfried Rohdewald
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    Topping out at Seymour 1st Pump. Whew what an ascent.

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