Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Mt. Agassiz

I first climbed Mt. Agassiz (13,899 elevation) with a Sierra Club outing in 1974.

It took hardly any effort to convince Joe Mundy that we should plan a joint expedition to the top later that year. As we donned our backpacks and started hiking towards Bishop Pass the looming bulk of Mt. Agassiz gradually came into view; we established a base camp just below the final switchbacks heading up to the pass.

Photos: Mt. Agassiz—Sierra Nevada, 2007; Mt. Agassiz—Sierra Nevada, 1974

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