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PHARAOH LAKE ASCENT TRIP AUGUST 24, 2002 TO AUGUST 28, 2002 Next slide Previous slide
Kerry and Sylvia
Lauren and Mike
Nate and Kathleen
Sue (Group Facilitator)
Jeff (Alumni Facilitator)
Larry (Faculty) ( Warming up for the Pharaoh Lake hike on the Milford track, New Zealand, a few months earlier)
Location of the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness in the Adirondack State Forest
Expanded scale map of the Pharaoh Lake Widerness Area (See next slides for a detailed map of the area)
DAILY MAPS AND PICTURES OF THE TRIP
Watch an animation of the route of DAY 1: AUGUST 24, 2002
The Van we Came up in
Last Pit Stop before Packing out….
Unloading the Van At Putnam Pond
Ready to go despite the rain
The Journey of many miles (about 16) begins with a single step….
Into the woods!
Setting up tents at Clear Lake First Night Camp
Jeff goes over the fine points of tent pitching
Sue changes into camp shoes
Cooking over the Camp Stoves
Sue instructs on the use of the trowel
Early to Bed
Watch an animation of the route of DAY 2: AUGUST 25, 2002
Nate, Sue, and Jeff ready to head out for oxshoe lake.
Making sure packs are adjusted before setting out
Packed and Ready to Leave Clear Lake for a 5 mile hike.
Lunch at Lilypad Pond Lean-to
A tempting fungus along the path to Oxshoe.
Arriving at Oxshoe Pond Lean-to, Mike relaxes with a book.
Setting the Bear Bag
Jeff rehydrates after the days hike.
Kathleen reads entries in the Oxshoe Pond logbook
Sue fills in her daily report to headquarters.
Watch an animation of the route of DAY 3: AUGUST 26,2002 3
Sue briefs the group on the route to Pharaoh Lake
Checking the Route to make sure Sue got it right
All packed and ready to leave
One last picture at Oxshoe Pond
A beaver pond along the route to Pharaoh Lake
Kathleen and Kerry set up camp at Pharaoh Lake
Kerry enjoys a moment of rest after the hike.
A lovely campsite on the Northeast shore of Pharaoh Lake
Lauren enjoys a quiet moment by the lake
Sue meets Japhy, the kung-fu Hamster
Nate whips up something tasty for Kerry
Enjoying conversation at dinnertime
Sue contemplates the dinner table
Watch an animation of the route of DAY 4: AUGUST 27,2002 L 4
Early morning at Pharaoh Lake…Sues still asleep
Japhy and Jeff peer out at the morning sun
Nate filters water for breakfast
Lauren and Sylvia help break camp
Foot repair for the hike back to Putnam Pond
Morning ablutions at Pharaoh Lake
Planning the route back
The group ready to leave Pharaoh Lake
On the trail to Grizzle Pond!
Resting at Campsite I-9 on Putnam Pond
Sue holds at discussion on the last day of hiking.
Together at Putnam Pond
Mike has some granola for lunch
Wading (but not floating!) in the waters of Putnam Pond
Kathleen snacks while Japhy watches
Jeff has a little bit to drink
Sue contemplates becoming a vegetarian
Enjoying a last dinner together
Devouring the last of the gingerbread
A lovely sunset on the last day of the hike
Watch an animation of the route of DAY 5: AUGUST 28, 2002
And a lovely sunrise---but sailors are taking warning!
Leaving camp at 5 AM
Enjoying the ride home…
Back home again in the Keystone State
ROUTE OF PHARAOH LAKE TRIP (Click on green squares to view photos of sites.)
Who went on the trip? Sue Useem, GRAB Facilitator (Sophomore)Sue Useem, GRAB Facilitator (Sophomore) Jeffrey Wasserman, GRAB Facilitator (Alum, 1998)Jeffrey Wasserman, GRAB Facilitator (Alum, 1998) Larry Marschall, Faculty (Physics)Larry Marschall, Faculty (Physics) Nathan DiehlNathan Diehl Michael KiserMichael Kiser Kathleen KruczlnickiKathleen Kruczlnicki Loren MorrowLoren Morrow Sylvia OrnerSylvia Orner Kerry WynneKerry Wynne THANKS TO JOHN REGENTIN and the GRAB Staff for organizing the trip!