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Kuna Crest?

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avatar Kuna Crest?
December 29, 2009 02:08PM

I have this photo identified as Clouds Mimicking Kuna Crest but would like verification that this is in fact Kuna Crest. It's a telephoto shot taken on the return trail from Glen Aulin HSC.

No, you can't see Kuna Crest from Glen Aulin,-----maybe from Turlock.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/29/2009 02:10PM by tomdisco.
avatar Re: Kuna Crest?
December 29, 2009 02:37PM
Jim, That's actually Echo Peaks.
avatar Re: Kuna Crest?
December 29, 2009 04:58PM
Wow! I guess I got really turned around a bit on the compass. Really thought I was pointed towards the Lembert Dome corner of the meadows. Anyway, I could not resist the shot with the clouds backdropping the peaks.

I should start a tour service titled, "Trial & Error Guided Hiking". grinning smiley
Re: Kuna Crest?
December 30, 2009 09:04AM
Isn't the Kuna Crest the string of rounded peaks on the NE side of Lyell Canyon?
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December 30, 2009 10:10AM
It's the whole ridgeline from Mammoth Peak to Kuna Peak.

Here it is from just below Mammoth. That's Kuna and Bingaman Lakes.

avatar Re: Kuna Crest?
December 30, 2009 11:00AM
When I got home and looked at the trail map the only thing I could spot in the direction I thought I was pointing at was Kuna Crest. Nothing else made sense. Not knowing precisely what Kuna Crest looked like further did me in. From now on whenever I take photos like this and don't know exactly what I'm looking at, the compass will have to come out for a reading. It's easy to get turned around a bit on these trails when passing amongst the trees.
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