Monday, October 1, 2007

Hiking Grays and Torreys

We knocked out our second and third Fourteeners in one day, because we could. Grays Peak and Torreys Peak (14,270 and 14,267 ft) are separated by a saddle (13,720ft), and you can bag both in just over 9 miles. We made the trek with Greg, Carl's post-doc friend.

View from the trailheadA giant rock outcropping on the way up Grays
The crew at the cold and foggy Grays Peak summit
Peering out into nothingness
View of the saddle from Torreys. You can also see the long switchbacks leading up to Grays.
On the way down, pointing to Torreys. Grays is to the left.
In the meadow at the base of the mountains.

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