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 Peak(s):  "Palomino Point"  -  13,060 feet
"Valhalla, Mt"  -  13,180 feet
 Post Date:  10/28/2013
 Date Climbed:   10/27/2013
 Posted By:  jbchalk
 Additional Members:   Monster5, jblyth, I Man, dillonsarnelli

 Palomino Pt. & Mt. Valhalla   

A really fun day with a great crew from the forum yesterday up on a few of the Deluge Lake basin 13ers in the Gores:

Palomino Point & Mt. Valhalla

Hope you enjoy!

Brandon

 


  • Comments or Questions (14)
goingup


Really nice photos...     2013-10-28 18:22:04
and an enjoyable read.

Looks like a good crew!!!

Psh...only Ryan's 200th 13er, not impressed

Gores are sooooo pretty.


Jay521


Another nice one, Brandon!     2013-10-29 10:09:55
You are getting the hang of writing these reports - Kristine better be careful lest you usurp her writing talents!

Keep us posted on Rainier. As I recall, she was with you when I met you on Quandry last year, right?


jbchalk


Thanks, Kay & Jay     2013-10-29 10:25:01
Jay - yep, Rainier was with us last year on the WW when we met you. She'll be just fine I truly believe. She's already back to her normal self of tennis balls and hiking. Hope you are well, bud.


dillonsarnelli


great day     2013-10-29 10:37:33
Brandon, nice write up! It was great to meet you and Kristine. That is one amazing place, those Gores. Best of luck to you both in Antarctica. Talk you to soon I hope boss!


jblyth


Good times!     2013-10-29 14:17:34
Fantastic day with a great group of people. Couldn't ask for better weather and the route was a blast. Let's do it again soon!


Michael Underwood


Wow!     2013-10-29 15:54:44
The Gores look awesome. Thanks for sharing such convincing photos of your favorite spot.


jbchalk


Love me some Gore     2013-10-29 16:45:09
Dillon, absolutely a treat to meet and get out with you. Let's do it again!

Jason, you the man! More to come, buddy.

Michael, happy to hear my photos were convincing. You should get in the Gores at some point.


kushrocks


I feel like     2013-10-29 17:09:05
a jackass for missing this. Awesome group. I really with I could have made it.


jbchalk


We all missed ya, Ryan!     2013-10-29 17:43:56
Another time for sure.


I Man


Great day!     2013-10-30 08:39:18
Thanks for the write up and for coming along. A great day with a great crew in a great range. I'll see you all in Valhalla!!!


FireOnTheMountain


Deluge is a magical place     2013-10-30 15:29:45
Although it may not be the most remote area of the Gores, I have very fond memmories of that area (spent a night in that cabin during a 100 year wind storm, shit you not. constantly awoken with 1-2” of snow on me). Anways sorry to talk about me...thanks for the write up man!

Asgard ridge eh, I recall looking over there and thinking sweet, now I can put a name to it.

Solid crew, solid work, more good times in the Gores

Did Monster slow you down? He has an unfortunate affinity towards Chanel handbags and microspikes


jbchalk


Yo fellas     2013-10-30 17:11:24
Matt - good times man. Glad you had a first Gore experience.

Abe - I love your old Deluge cabin camping story. Very cool. Good for the soul. Yes, Monster absolutely slowed us down...slowest dude ever. Even slower scrambler. Jeesh. Never hiking with him again


Monster5


Fantastic day!     2013-10-30 21:08:55
Good to meet a few folks and hike with a few elder friends. Thanks for waiting for me - probably would have had to turn back if Dillon's bum ankle didn't keep you guys in sight. A good recon opportunity of Asgard too.

Best of luck with Rainier and The Big V!


jbchalk


I enjoy being your elder friend, Ryan     2013-11-01 15:28:13
Definitely a good day and good Asgard recon. Thanks for the well wishes.



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