Bailey the Beagle, moment before his first mountain stream crossing
Looking upstream from Camp Swampy. Stated differently, looking upstream South Fork of the South Fork of Mineral Creek
Looking down South Fork of Mineral Creek and Camp Swampy from Rolling Mountain East Basin
Camp Swampy. Lucky for us the bugs had not hatched out yet.
On the firsxt day we set out for Rolling Mountain. This is Bailey rock scrambling the east ridge of Rolling Mountain.
Rolling Mountain East ridge turn around point. Snowfields, and a gully that does not stand out in the photo, made me jittery.
The next day we headed for a walk up, Jura Knob. Along the way a view of Rolling Mountain east ridge and south face snowfields. The gully that did not stand out in the photo is the middle snow field. I made it to the point where the ridge flatens out. Then I could see the rest of the route.
Beagle Bailey - First Summit. Jura Knob, July 3.
From Jura Knob. The south Face and entire east ridge of Rolling Mountain. Gained the ridge from the other side.
Engineer Mountain and some Purgatrory ski runs from Jura Knob
Vermillion and Fuller from Jura Knob.
LaPlatas and hazy skies. Haze is from the large southwest forrest fires of 2011. We got soaked by noon. That cleared up the hazy skies for a little while.
Grizzly from Jura Knob