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Gary_H
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August 4, 2013 - ONP - Obstruction Point
« on: 08/05/13, 01:58 PM »

In stark contrast to “Telemack’s” rather dreary (pun intended  Grin) TR from Coleman Pinnacle, my sortie into the Olympics yesterday highlighted by:
   Brilliant Sunshine  Cool
   Great visibility
   Soft snow
   Small suncups
   No need for shoes or skins, just a quick hike from the car in ski boots to the top of the snow
   Two runs were hardly enough, but opportunities at sea level were calling.
   Not a single mosquito   Cheesy
                  AND
   My TR comes Complete with Pictures!
        Wildflowers in bloom
        Snow field
        Mt Olympus

I’m not a poet (and I definitely know it…………  Wink) so I won’t even try to duplicate Mack’s muse.

Gary


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Re: August 4, 2013 - ONP - Obstruction Point
« Reply #1 on: 08/05/13, 09:41 PM »

You captured the August experience! 

If I'd posted pictures it would have been really discouraging    Roll Eyes
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Re: August 4, 2013 - ONP - Obstruction Point
« Reply #2 on: 08/07/13, 11:52 AM »

Nice Gary!

Thanks for the update.  I hope to get out there this month.  We're off to the Canadian Rockies next week and then back with a couple of weeks to spare in August.  Perhaps I'll squeeze in an August trip to OP. 

Definitely want to get out there again this Fall. 
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