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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.


17) The view of Crown Point, on the way to 11,240-foot Ehrnbeck Peak. Day one’s stats: more than 20 miles and 5,000 feet of elevation gain.
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With daypacks and long days of scrambling, most participants choose light hikers or trail runners.
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Mountain-goating on the Sierra Crest.
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Baradel climbs above Birch Lake, with Owens Valley below.

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