Photo Essay Page   Home     Help   Index     Login
Bivy on the East Ridge of Ashlu # 1063

Below is a description of the photograph you were looking for, and the circumstances surrounding the photo.
Date: 2000.09.23
Vantage Point: From the East Ridge of Ashlu Mountain

Caption: The West Face of Porterhouse at sunset

PhotoDescr: What I love about this picture is the fact that the west face of Porterhouse is clearly quite glaciated, whereas on 92 J/4, it appears barren. A good reminder that topos are not only out of date sometimes, but are sometimes inaccurate representations of physical features. The south face of Ashlu looks to be a nice climb, but not if the rock is anything like the east ridge crapshow.

To see the full size photos you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)