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Gilmore Peak area TR

September 4 2017 at 3:58 PM
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On 8/24/17, John & I drove up to Gilmore Peak's headwall and set up camp at Meadow Lake CG site #3. We couldn't think of another trailhead that started at almost 9200' that we had been to, and certainly not an official campground.
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The following morning we headed up the Lemhi Divide trail from the CG to the ridge at 10200' and hung a left for Gilmore Peak. As we were nearing the SW summit (right), I recalled someone saying something about the NE summit (left) being taller.
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We couldn't decide which was taller, so we left our packs and scrambled over to take a look at the lake from the other summit:
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Then we backtracked to continue on the ridge to Peak 10723, Point "Diablo" (10666') and Portland Mtn:
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On 8/26, we climbed Sheep Mtn from its East ridge on very sore legs:
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  • Nice! - splattski on Sep 4, 2017, 4:26 PM