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Tuesday September 13, 2011
Start: 09/08/2011 7:00 am
End: 09/13/2011 6:00 pm

We are going to take advantage of the fact that the George Creek
drainage is now open all year to climb a bunch of peaks from an unusual
direction. While we will enter via George Creek the plan is to exit via
the North Fork of Lone Pine Creek.

We are planning to do the peaks roughly in the order listed.
Enter via George Creek, climb Trojan, Versteeg, Peak 4180+ and Barnard
from the Barnard/Trojan saddle, descend Barnard to Wallace Lake, climb Carl
Heller, go towards Tulainyo Lake, climb Morgenson, Carillon, Tunnabora

Start: 09/13/2011 7:30 pm

The most published climbing photographer of the past 20 years, Bay Area native Jim Thornburg is a master at capturing the profound interplay between climber and crag. His photos have graced the covers of numerous magazines and catalogs, including Climbing, Rock and Ice, Patagonia, and Black Diamond.

Friday September 16, 2011
Start: 09/16/2011 12:00 pm

During the month of September, the aspens of Mineral King are clothed in gold. On day 1, starting in the early afternoon, we’ll hike 4 miles from the trailhead (7830') to our camp at Crystal Lake (10800'). On day 2, we’ll cross the tricky class 3 col (11500'), down to Amphitheater Lake (11100'), up to Needham Mtn (12520'), and finally returning to camp the way we came. On easy day 3, we hike out and drive home.

Leader: Aaron Schuman a.j.Schuman AT gmail DOT com
Co-leader: Joe Baker joe AT joebaker DOT us

Saturday September 17, 2011

During the month of September, the aspens of Mineral King are clothed in gold. On day 1, starting in the early afternoon, we’ll hike 4 miles from the trailhead (7830') to our camp at Crystal Lake (10800'). On day 2, we’ll cross the tricky class 3 col (11500'), down to Amphitheater Lake (11100'), up to Needham Mtn (12520'), and finally returning to camp the way we came. On easy day 3, we hike out and drive home.

Leader: Aaron Schuman a.j.Schuman AT gmail DOT com
Co-leader: Joe Baker joe AT joebaker DOT us

Sunday September 18, 2011
Start: 09/16/2011 12:00 pm
End: 09/18/2011 4:00 pm

During the month of September, the aspens of Mineral King are clothed in gold. On day 1, starting in the early afternoon, we’ll hike 4 miles from the trailhead (7830') to our camp at Crystal Lake (10800'). On day 2, we’ll cross the tricky class 3 col (11500'), down to Amphitheater Lake (11100'), up to Needham Mtn (12520'), and finally returning to camp the way we came. On easy day 3, we hike out and drive home.

Leader: Aaron Schuman a.j.Schuman AT gmail DOT com
Co-leader: Joe Baker joe AT joebaker DOT us

Saturday October 01, 2011
Start: 10/01/2011 7:00 am
End: 10/01/2011 6:00 pm

Sierra Peaks Section

San Joaquin Mtn Quadruple List Finish (11,598')

Start: 10/01/2011 8:00 am

October is generally the best month to travel in Nepal and Tibet - for weather and holiday events and particularly for the Kora around Mt Kailash.
Reason for starting the plans early.....
To give the opportunity to arrange vacation time for the 21 day trek, the 7 days in KTM and air travel.

Saturday October 08, 2011
Sunday October 09, 2011
Monday October 10, 2011
Tuesday October 11, 2011
Start: 10/11/2011 7:30 pm
End: 10/11/2011 9:30 pm

In September 2010, a group of climbers from the Alpine Club of Iran visited Wyoming to climb in the Tetons with members of the American Alpine Club. This past June the second half of the climbers' exchange was completed when a group of Americans journeyed to Iran to explore its mountains and experience Iranian culture and hospitality.

Wednesday October 12, 2011
Start: 10/12/2011 7:00 pm

The time has come to meet and plan our trips for the next 6 months. It is
hard to believe that summer is gone and winter, with all its spectacular
beauty, is soon to arrive. We need snowshoe and ski trips as well as local
peak-bagging trips.

Bring your calendar and your appetite.

We will have pizza, salad and wine. Please bring a dish to share or a $5-10
(depending upon your consumption) contribution to the kitty.

This meeting is targeted at trip leaders, but others are welcome to come and
request trips you want to do! If you cannot attend, send email to

Thursday October 13, 2011

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