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( August 5th, 1980 to October 8th, 1980 )



haulinabove treeline (atdwb)
August 30, 1980 -- Day




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knife edgeThe Knife's Edge
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142

The dreaded Knife's Edge turned out not to be as trecherous as predicted, at least in non-snowy conditions.


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cliff trailcliff trail
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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end cliff trailNear the end of the cliff trail
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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whale backboneThe Whale's Backbone
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142

On a windy day, this could have been trickier to traverse.


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more whaleThe Whale's Backbone
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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whale3The Whale's Backbone
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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whale4The Whale's Backbone
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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whale5The Whale's Backbone
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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afterwhaleLooking back
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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slopeSlope
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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barrierBarrier
August 31, 1980 -- Day 142




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meMe
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143

Nearing the end of the hike on the Continental Divide.


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piedra lakePiedra Lake
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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piedra peakA view from Piedra Peak
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143

Randy Blymire surveying the Contiental Divide.


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piedrapeak2Another view from Piedra Peak
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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piedrapeak3Piedra Peak
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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piedrapeak4from Piedra Peak
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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descendingDescending Piedra Peak
September 1, 1980 -- Day 43




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flowersmountain flowers
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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sawtoothSawtooth Mountain
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143

Most of the hikanation group exited the Continental Divide trail at this point, while others headed further on to Wolf Creek Pass and beyond.


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spottedlakeSpotted Lake
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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pastspottedAfter Spotted Lake, looking back
September 1, 1980 -- Day 143




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prewolf"Just" before Wolf Creek Pass
September 2, 1980 -- Day 144




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wcpassWolf Creek Pass
September 2, 1980 -- Day 144




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