Oriflamme Canyon+ 12/16/2019




hk19121614.jpg - 128967 Bytes
Starting with our warmup hill. Temp is in low 40s.
hk19121618.jpg - 120038 Bytes
Looking back.
hk19121619.jpg - 136183 Bytes
On one of our bumps. It is also windy here.
hk19121620.jpg - 125879 Bytes
More bumps ahead.
hk19121625.jpg - 69549 Bytes
Getting closer to the moon.
hk19121627.jpg - 177825 Bytes
Almost up.
hk19121628.jpg - 130995 Bytes
Made it to Buck North BM.
hk19121630.jpg - 107922 Bytes
Granite Mountain.
hk19121632.jpg - 118272 Bytes
Waiting for the rest of our group.
hk19121634.jpg - 122437 Bytes
All here.
hk19121635.jpg - 171875 Bytes
Hoping that down there will be warmer.
hk19121639.jpg - 164771 Bytes
We are down. John found some inactive geo cache.
hk19121643.jpg - 170310 Bytes
We will follow the creek up.
hk19121645.jpg - 123171 Bytes
Nice walking here.
hk19121651.jpg - 181392 Bytes
Water in the creek.
hk19121653.jpg - 168289 Bytes
The trail is either spotty or nonexistent.
hk19121658.jpg - 189638 Bytes
Whenever we can go we go in the creek bed.
hk19121660.jpg - 181815 Bytes
Since we did not find any big cascades this will have do for our lunch place.
hk19121663.jpg - 155971 Bytes
After lunch some of us are climbing up high to the road.
hk19121665.jpg - 182129 Bytes
Someplace it is still bushy.
hk19121666.jpg - 136771 Bytes
Made it up to the road.
hk19121668.jpg - 190954 Bytes
This is easier.
hk19121671.jpg - 147449 Bytes
Meet with our two other groups. John is still somewhere down in the creek bed
hk19121674.jpg - 162996 Bytes
Splitting again, we are looking for some section markers.
hk19121677.jpg - 150368 Bytes
L190 is a boundary marker.
hk19121682.jpg - 93105 Bytes
Back all together cold, with cold beers and warm smiles. Ending temperature: 42F.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.4 Technical: 3.5 Scenic: 3.5 El. 2800'