Peak(s):  Bison Peak - 12,431 feet
Date Posted:  02/14/2012
Date Climbed:   02/11/2012
Author:  Jon Frohlich

 LCW Group Hike - Bison Peak in pictures  

Derek already wrote up a fine trip report on his portion of the LCW gathering for Bison Peak so I figured I'd use this trip report to share some of my photographs of the day.

Thanks to Brian for organizing the hike. It was a beautiful day for Feb and a great group. Anticipating the opportunity for some great photographs I hauled my heavy SLR all the way up Bison. It turned out to be a great choice as the summit plateau made for some fantastic pictures. I was off the summit before most of the group arrived but got to take a nice break with Bill for 30 minutes while the rest of the group came down. I'm still trying to forgive Darrin for kicking me off the hike near the end though.

Arriving at the plateau




Looking over towards McCurdy




Monolith




McCurdy from Bison


Derek and Clay heading down


Some of the early summit crew


Nice view


Very short glissade


A bit of art with the rocks




Heading down








Derek's favorite place in black and white


Back to the monolith


Heading out

 


 Comments or Questions
Brian Thomas


perfect day
02/14/2012 16:51
The two hour discussion on the Philosophy of Darrin was the highlight of this trip, hope everybody took good notes!


Derek


Fanstastic pictures..
02/14/2012 20:39
Jon, you got some great shots. Love the one of my favorite place (obviously) and the one right above it with the mountain view in the background. I think it was well worth hauling the big camera.

Thanks for posting


d_baker


good stuff
02/14/2012 20:52
I wish I had shown up. These comments about Darrin w/2 r's have me curious.

Derek's favorite place in b&w photo also holds another option/route to get up to the summit. It makes for an interesting and upclose way to experience the rock.

Nice picture report.



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