Sunrise over Long Lake
Classic view of Navajo, Apache, and Shoshoni.
Reflection shot on Lake Isabelle.
The distinct cone shaped summit of Navajo.
Navajo towers above S. St. Vrain Creek.
Can't beat these views!
Majestic south face of 12er Shoshoni.
Nearing Navajo snowfield.
The steepness is probably ~ 40 degrees, although I didn't measure.
Niwot Ridge from Navajo snowfield.
N.W. face of mighty Navajo.
difficulties above Navajo/Apache saddle. I found an easier way on ledges on east side.
Apache from Navajo.
Rugged ridge to Shoshoni from Navajo.
Dicker's Peck, a dramatic spire at the Navajo/Apache saddle. Sorry mom, but that's the name!
Chimney climb on the west side of Navajo.
Crux 4th class section on west chimney of Navajo.
Looking down the chimney.
South St Vrain Creek basin. Lake Isabelle and Long Lake.
Arikaree, one of the forbidden 13ers in the Boulder watershed.
Descent of narrow 3rd class chimney on standard route of Navajo.
Ascent route via Navajo snowfield
Heading to unranked Niwot Ridge.
Navajo and Apache from Niwot Ridge
The other forbidden 13er, Kiowa.
Ascent basin from Niwot Ridge.
Plane wreckage at base of Airplane Gully on Navajo. 3 people died in this crash in Jan 1948.
Base of very loose Airplane Gully.
More plane wreckage.