Dunsinane Mountain
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


From the West Fork Cimarron road hike up the steep southwest slopes of Dunsinane Mountain toward some huge hoodoos near its south ridge. Head through the "gate" in the center of the photo.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Conglomerate pillar and infamous Turret Ridge.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Courthouse Mountain & Chimney Rock, two very cool summits. We climbed Chimney Rock earlier today.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Exposed scrambling on Dunsinane's south ridge.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Dominic on an exposed ledge. This is where Kevin, Dwight & I turned around on our first attempt due to snow in October 2009.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


This place is awesome!
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


More exposed scrambling.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Nearing the summit mass.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Awesome Precipice Peak.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


5 o'clock PBR on the summit.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Old webbing we cleaned from several anchors on the way up. Not sure why it was there really as downclimbing is very reasonable.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Twizzlers on the summit.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Downclimbing from the summit area.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012



Descending back through what I like to think of as the gates.
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West Fork Cimarron, Colorado
August 18, 2012


Another shot of Turret Ridge.