i haven't but have thought about it too (armstrong anyway). Seems like the approach to trimmer would be a bitch. also the ridge that comes off of Freel where the rim trail makes the turn towards star lake.
seems like it might still be wet tomorrow
Nah i didn't get a hold of my partner who has the same interest in climbing there as me. i called some other people that i could of sandbageed into joining me but had no luck. so i ended up climbing with my friend who is into sport and bouldering lately. we went to berkely camp and sent new jersey turnpike. it was fun but not as cool as going up to armstong pass in my opinion. maybe this weekend, saturday i hope. anyone on super taco want to join me? it should be a fun little adventure.
so i went up there and saw some stuff i thought was worth bringing a rope and gear for. Anyways I know it is included in a guidebook for the tahoe area produced around 73 just when the use of nuts was becoming the standard. i believe that the rock has been climbed before and am hoping someone on the super topo chimes in giving news of prior ascents. (I like knowing the history of areas). the guidebook states that the consensus for the area "Fountain Place" was that the hike in is not worth it for the quality of rock. oh yeah and i found a super old camera that was inscribed into the metal "BLM" with a #. What should i do with the camera? any info is appreciated thanks again.
I don't think that it is crag peak but I do not know of any name for the crags I am going to besides a name for the area "Fountain place"; they are located west of freel peak and North of armstrong pass on the eastside of fountain place valley/meadow. The crag peak I've heard of is near crag lake west of rubicon peak. i've never been climbing there however. Is this the one you are mentioning Ron? Dr. what do you suppose I do with the camera it is really old and super heavy for a camera of it's size I don't know much about developing film besides that I should not take the film out of a camera unless i am in a dark room. Are there any places that will develop the film for me? Sorry for the dumb question i am not savy with new cameras let alone this ancient one. And about the crag shown in your picture where is it located?
Many times poor grad students use ancient equipment to save on study costs. Damn... someone (Willabe, Wilber, something??) was doing a study near Freel Peak a while ago), maybe it is his? I know there are also cameras up there looking at snow melt timing.
Was it in a fixed location... or likely "repositioned" due to natural forces?
I can get it to someone who will know what to do with it. PM me if interested.
Crag in my pic is east of the one you are talking about... 1-2 pitch max.
Thanks Dr. I have the camera sitting on my mantle and don't really know what to do with it. I'm definately not going to mess with it/tamper with it and it is not functioning as far as i know. I found it in a repositioned state due to weather or someone losing it im assuming. It looks like it had been there at least ten years probably a lot more. I want to learn more about it and am curious about the pictures inside and wheter or not they can be salvaged. oh and I don't know how to pm or what it stands for. I think you want me to send you an email but i don't know how to get you email info from this site. sorry im stooopid.