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Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby djkest » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:18 pm

I'm afraid I was too uh, concerned with my safety and I forgot to take pictures of the climb post-catwalk on Eolus. Anyone have some good pictures they would like to share of the blocky, rocky, ledgy finale to Eolus?
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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby SurfNTurf » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:45 pm

I have a bunch. They all have me in them, but I think you'll find that adds to the photos.

https://picasaweb.google.com/100559930496383123291/ChicagoBasinLaborDay2011

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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby djkest » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:35 pm

Thanks man! Nice pics. The ones looking down on you from above do well to illustrate the steepness/exposure of this section. I liked the one of you on top of Eolus curled up in the fetal position.

ETA: Nice planking on the catwalk!
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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby Johnson » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:41 pm

SurfNTurf wrote:I have a bunch. They all have me in them, but I think you'll find that adds to the photos.

https://picasaweb.google.com/100559930496383123291/ChicagoBasinLaborDay2011

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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby semitrueskerm » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:46 pm

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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby dmccool » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:48 pm

SurfNTurf wrote:I have a bunch. They all have me in them, but I think you'll find that adds to the photos.

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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby semitrueskerm » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:55 pm

Ditto to Surf-n-Turf....You can sift through these and find some more Eolus pics...

https://picasaweb.google.com/113503954849826365739/10821TheEolusGroup#

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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby Wish I lived in CO » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:02 pm

djkest wrote:I'm afraid I was too uh, concerned with my safety and I forgot to take pictures of the climb post-catwalk on Eolus. Anyone have some good pictures they would like to share of the blocky, rocky, ledgy finale to Eolus?


Ditto. I took like 3 pictures, all at the summit. Fortunately, my partners GF took quite a few from the catwalk, but have none on the climb itself.

SurfNTurf wrote:I have a bunch. They all have me in them, but I think you'll find that adds to the photos.

https://picasaweb.google.com/100559930496383123291/ChicagoBasinLaborDay2011

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These are great, thank you also ... except I don't think I'll be putting the planking photos in my scrapbook, but looks like you had fun with it :lol:
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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:06 pm

Have you checked out the Eolus Route on the site, including the Stash photos?
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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby Wish I lived in CO » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:08 pm

semitrueskerm wrote:Ditto to Surf-n-Turf....You can sift through these and find some more Eolus pics...

https://picasaweb.google.com/113503954849826365739/10821TheEolusGroup#


Also some great shots. Good lighting in your pics. For me it was socked in pretty good early and it started to clear, but not fully until I was off the summit. Thanks also.
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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby Wish I lived in CO » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:12 pm

BillMiddlebrook wrote:Have you checked out the Eolus Route on the site, including the Stash photos?


I suppose those are OK too. :wink:

Now that I think of it, most of your site photos seem to have pretty good lighting and conditions. Did you make multilple trips on some of these peaks to get good conditions / pics?
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Re: Good shots of the final pitch on Eolus

Postby MountainHiker » Thu Oct 06, 2011 5:12 pm

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