Bluerock Mountain attempt – May 17, 2009
Hiking with Raff.
Even without the route-finding errors
at the beginning of
this trip, it’s highly unlikely Raff and I would have made it
to the summit of
Two hours into the trip we had gained a pleasant ridge high above Bluerock Creek, but had made little horizontal progress towards the base of the mountain. We continued on to a scenic highpoint and then decided to call it a day. Neither of us felt like an 18 hour day with major post-holing for most of it.
Approaching the highpoint of the day
The first GR of the long ridge of Mount Burns
Raff hikes out
Shunga-la-she and Mount Jagermeister (right)