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Prussik Peak Aug 14, 2003 ~ Aug 15, 2003
After 5 hours of hiking, we arrived at our camp site by snow lake, our home for the next 3 days. Aug 14 4pm, Snow lake
we left our camp at 7am and started our attempt of Prussik Peak. Aug 15 8am: view on our way to Enchantments
Spring by Lake Viviane Water Break, Nathan and Joan
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11:30am, West Ridge, Prussik Peak, overcast and dark cloud in the south Hesitation among the group. Shall we go up?
And yes, at 1pm we decided to press onward and upward. Belayed by Annie, Bruce started leading the first pitch,.
Joan and Nathan were the second team
Bruce at the top of the first pitch. His voice sounded extremely excited. Could see blue sky now … Annie vs. rock
Annie on 2 nd pitch Nathan on slab Bruce’s feet dangling above photos taken by Bruce Frank
From 1-5 pm, we were climbing and climbing … nothing else in the world mattered
5pm, clear sky. Tao and Spring topped out of the final chimney. photo taken by Bruce Frank
Belayed by Annie, Spring was about to join the rest of the team on the summit
Beautiful smiles on Nathan and Joan
Annie at summit Leprechaun Lake and McClellan Peak photos taken by Bruce Frank
Bruce, Annie and Tao were sorting the gears. Enchantment lakes were 1000 feet below them.
Descent through the north face: scrambling between rappel stations
Descent through the north face: Joan on rappel
7:30 pm, we arrived at the base of the climb. The summit of prussik was bathed in alpine glow. 10:30pm, we got back to our camp at Snow Lake in pitch dark.
OUR SUMMIT Thank Bruce for taking the picture!
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