Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Sun Arrives

The sun finally rises above Ruby Peak after a long cold night of "survival practice".

Carrying nothing but our day hiking gear, my friend Justin Sullivan and I traversed Ruby Peak in the Wallowa Mountain Range and made a shelter on its South Ridge and spent the night. This kind of camping is fun if the weather is friendly, and good practice for an unplanned or emergency stay in the wilderness.

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