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Backpacker Magazine – August 2012

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Summit Fever: The Sierra Challenge

When 37 hardcore hikers set out to scale 10 of the Sierra's highest and remotest peaks in a single Herculean, 10-day, 154-mile push, it will be an all-pain, 54,000 feet of gain kind of adventure.




9) Late snow last year made crampons worth the weight.
10)
Karl Fieberling, 57, dips into Yosemite's Tuolumne River after a near-10-hour hike to 10,301-foot Cold Mountain (in the background).
11)
Cold Mountain's summit register.
12)
Luca Baradel, 31, packs an ice axe for Ed Lane Peak.

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Aug 09, 2012

you have some issues with your commenting system.

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Aug 09, 2012

Really? you censor things? I'm a magazine subscriber, and just lost a little respect.

Corey
Aug 09, 2012

Really? you censor things? I'm a magazine subscriber, and just lost a little respect.

corey
Aug 09, 2012

Are they in this to have fun or to prove themselves?

Realbuff
Aug 09, 2012

What a great article and pictures. For once I didn't mind opening all those new pages.

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