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Gimpilator
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PostSun Sep 23, 2012 10:07 am 
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Bryan, Jacob and I climbed Gunn Peak and "Tailgunner" last Tuesday.  Ryan P came along but opted not to go for summits.  We found the trail was not as difficult to locate as it might seem.  Redwic has an excellent route description on SummitPost.

Scrambling
Scrambling
Summit Block
Summit Block
Hidden Gully
Hidden Gully
Exaggerated Camera Angle
Exaggerated Camera Angle
North Face Ledge
North Face Ledge
Bryan On The Summit
Bryan On The Summit
Gunn Lake
Gunn Lake
Jacob And Spire Mountain
Jacob And Spire Mountain

The trail was steep and there were several scramble sections.  Highlights included the hidden gully, the ledge on the north face and finding another Fay Pullen register on the summit of Tailgunner.  Ryan saw a bear near a tarn while he was waiting for us.  I swam in that tarn and I could swear I saw some bear hair floating in it.

Back To The Ledge
Back To The Ledge
More Ledge
More Ledge
Gunn From Tailgunner
Gunn From Tailgunner
Gunnshy From Tailgunner
Gunnshy From Tailgunner
Tailgunner Register
Tailgunner Register
Descending Tailgunner
Descending Tailgunner
Hot Tub With A View
Hot Tub With A View
Merchant Beyond Point 5760
Merchant Beyond Point 5760

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Bryan K
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PostSun Sep 23, 2012 10:20 am 
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What a great trip!!!!!



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PostSun Sep 23, 2012 12:21 pm 
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Looks fantastic - liked photo of the edgless tub.

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PostSun Sep 23, 2012 2:34 pm 
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Cool looking trip dudes, really wish I could have made it.
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Magellan
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PostMon Sep 24, 2012 8:38 pm 
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Looks beautiful.  up.gif
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PostMon Sep 24, 2012 10:19 pm 
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Excellent!  Hot Tub with a View is an awesome shot.  My fav.  Wow, Gunn Lk is just thawing out.  Poor fishies won't be getting in much growth time this year.

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puzzlr
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PostMon Sep 24, 2012 10:28 pm 
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Tarn on the edge of the world is amazing. IMO, this is one of the most interesting scrambles in the cascades. Close to the road, but not done very often.

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Fatal Justice
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PostTue Sep 25, 2012 7:25 pm 
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Wow thats crazy.  It looks like the srambling is pretty technical.

Nice pics

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