Osceola, Carru, & Rolo

  • Date:
    2012/09/22 to 2012/09/25
    Car-to-car:
    4 days
    Elevation gain:
    10,600 feet
    Trip type:
    scramble
    USGS quad:
    Mount Lago
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  • Day 1

  • We hit the Slate Pass trail head two hours before sunset.
    We hit the Slate Pass trail head two hours before sunset.
  • Our camp in the Middle Fork Pasayten valley.
    Our camp in the Middle Fork Pasayten valley.
  • Day 2

  • Our first look at Osceola Peak
    Our first look at Osceola Peak
  • Mount Carru and Mount Lago from Osceola Peak
    Mount Carru and Mount Lago from Osceola Peak
  • Ptarmigan Peak from the summit of Osceola
    Ptarmigan Peak from the summit of Osceola
  • Mount Carru from the summit of Osceola Peak
    Mount Carru from the summit of Osceola Peak
  • Descending the rubble pile that is Osceola.
    Descending the rubble pile that is Osceola.
  • Our second camp by the trail on the south slopes of Carru.
    Our second camp by the trail on the south slopes of Carru.
  • Day 3

  • Morning light on Mount Rolo.
    Morning light on Mount Rolo.
  • Lindsay on the west ridge of Mount Carru.
    Lindsay on the west ridge of Mount Carru.
  • Andrew and Sean with their puppies, RFG 1 and RFG 2 (rock fall generator), approaching the summit of Mount Carru
    Andrew and Sean with their puppies, RFG 1 and RFG 2 (rock fall generator), approaching the summit of Mount Carru
  • Osceola Peak from the west side of Carru.
    Osceola Peak from the west side of Carru.
  • Osceola Peak from the trail near Lake Doris.
    Osceola Peak from the trail near Lake Doris.
  • Blackcap Mountain and Monument Peak from the trail near Lake Doris.
    Blackcap Mountain and Monument Peak from the trail near Lake Doris.
  • Our third camp by Lake Doris.
    Our third camp by Lake Doris.
  • Day 4

  • Leaving Lake Doris on the next morning.
    Leaving Lake Doris on the next morning.
  • Dark Buckskin Ridge over sunlit larch.
    Dark Buckskin Ridge over sunlit larch.
  • On the north ridge of Mount Rolo.
    On the north ridge of Mount Rolo.
  • Mount Rolo
    Mount Rolo
  • On the north ridge of Rolo with Buckskin Ridge in the background.
    On the north ridge of Rolo with Buckskin Ridge in the background.
  • Lindsay putting her crummy gully game face on and getting ready to kick some choss!
    Lindsay putting her crummy gully game face on and getting ready to kick some choss!
  • On the west side of Rollo, ascending a crummy gully that leads directly to the summit.
    On the west side of Rollo, ascending a crummy gully that leads directly to the summit.
  • Lindsay on the summit of Mount Rolo.  Osceola, Carru, and Lago in the background.
    Lindsay on the summit of Mount Rolo. Osceola, Carru, and Lago in the background.
  • Yay! Rolo is fun!  On the way down, we mostly stuck to the nose of Rolo's north ridge, and this was much better than sidehilling on the west slopes.
    Yay! Rolo is fun! On the way down, we mostly stuck to the nose of Rolo's north ridge, and this was much better than sidehilling on the west slopes.
  • Fred Lake
    Fred Lake
  • A quick, cold swim in Fred Lake.  It's not summer anymore!
    A quick, cold swim in Fred Lake. It's not summer anymore!
  • Photographing gentians in an amazing meadow on the north side of Slate Pass.
    Photographing gentians in an amazing meadow on the north side of Slate Pass.
  • In the meadow on the north side of Slate Pass.
    In the meadow on the north side of Slate Pass.
  • A view from the drive from the trail head to the campground at Harts Pass.
    A view from the drive from the trail head to the campground at Harts Pass.

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