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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.




25) Pack wisely for the hard-on-gear granite—and bring plenty of duct tape.
26) On the final approach to Tamarack Peak, climbers pass Hunewell Lake.
27) Three down, seven to go: the summit of Cold Mountain.
28) Climbers look for the most efficient route out of Tuolumne Meadows.

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Aug 09, 2012

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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.

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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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