We drove to the Knothole spur and after almost 25 minutes started hiking. I dont know what was the delay, I dont think we made a car shuttle. We had a half hour lunch stop along the Acorn spur, then in early afternoon a longer rest on the summit. I had been there in 1981 and camped west of the peak. See the trip report Climbing Mount Gillespie from the West That time I had marked on my map that I traversed the south slopes heading east the next morning. On this trip I had not marked that we continued down the ridge, but that's the only thing that makes sense. [photo]P1110463.JPG[caption]The ridge of Acorn from Seed Peak[/photo] Also see Acorn Peak from above.
[photo]P1110451s.jpg[caption]Looking back to November Peak from camp[/photo]
We then traversed November Peak. At that time the peaks were not yet named, there was no trail across November and we met nobody else. We then climbed the steep ridge to the edge of the plateau where we found suitable tent sites. I marked our camp on the map where the Seed trail comes up and noted in my diary "near lake." However I cannot remember whether we saw the lake the next... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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