Jettison the Nonessentials

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This Slide Show contains photos from my trip on the various glaciers and peaks near Eldorado Peak in the North Cascades. The trip was in July 2012. I hope you enjoy it.


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Randy T (Randylikest… on July 28, 2012
  • At this point it was late in the day; I dropped all of the nonessentials to make the summit of Austera. All of my bivy gear, food and water are over 2 miles away near Eldorado peak on the right skyline, and the sun was getting low fast.

  • The higher point of this summit is to the north and requires either a lot of snow in early season, or steady nerves on a chimney with a left side of nice solid rock, and a right side with untrustworthy rock.

  • The traverse to the summit had lots of rock that seemed solid but was not firmly attached. A few descent slings were left to rappel in the chimney. I did not dally on this summit at this late hour.

  • The views at this location were the best I found all day.


ags83642 on July 30, 2012

Too white knuckle for me, but thanks for letting me tag along through your photos and comments. Wonderful photo. Greg.

Nelson Ho (Liu-Ho Fo… on August 3, 2012

Awesome shot! Very inspiring photos.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 28, 2012
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    by Randy T (Randylikest…
    • Taken on 2012/07/07 19:43:57
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 8.99mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash