Peak(s):  Bard Pk  -  13,641 feet
Parnassus, Mt  -  13,574 feet
Date Posted:  06/10/2018
Modified:  06/11/2018
Date Climbed:   06/09/2018
Author:  alexhenes
 Bard plus Two  

From the Herman's Gulch TH we hiked along the Watrous Gulch trail for a little over a mile then busted up the west slope of Parnassus to the summit. From the Parnassus summit we hiked east to Bard's summit. After enjoying some chocolate we headed back to Parnassus and onto Woods. From Woods we decided to make a loop of it and headed down Woods' south slopes back to the Watrous Gulch trail. Our trip covered roughly 10.5 miles and 5000 vertical.


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Kristi slogging up the west slopes of Parnassus. Woods Mountain directly behind her.


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Alex on the summit of Parnassus heading towards Bard dead ahead


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Kristi descending Bard and heading back to Parnassus


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Kristi on Woods west ridge


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Checking out the awesome traverse from Citadel to Pettingell


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Alex having some fun. Torreys in the distance. The Emperor and Tuning Forks look like they are done for the year

A full report with more pictures and commentary can be found at Merely a Flesh Wound - Bard Peak



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