99 Photos - Mar 4, 2011
Photo: GavidiaPhoto: GavidiaPhoto: GavidiaPhoto: Gavidia Valley (U-shaped)Photo: U-shaped Gavidia valleyPhoto: Roche Moutonnee (iceflow from right to left)Photo: Paramo above GavidiaPhoto: Laguna ParchePhoto: Laguna PataPhoto: Laguna Garabato - our coring sitePhoto: Valley back down to GavidiaPhoto: Same valley as before, further downPhoto: View over GavidiaPhoto: Gringo Palace in GavidiaPhoto: Getting the coring gear to Laguna Garabato...Photo: Nathan and ByronPhoto: How do you attach 10 foot pieces of lumber to a horse?Photo: Arriving at the lakePhoto: Laguna GarabatoPhoto: Glueing core tubes togetherPhoto: Byron working on the winch...Photo: Max getting involved...Photo: Aha!Photo: Max BezadaPhoto: The final coring rig, ready to go!Photo: Coring Laguna GarabatoPhoto: Small town on the way to Los NevadosPhoto: MosnandaPhoto: The road to Lose NevadosPhoto: Los NevadosPhoto: Huge moraine along the Medio Luna riverPhoto: On top of that morainePhoto: Pico EspejoPhoto: Towards Laguna MontosPhoto: Paramo vegetationPhoto: Montos ValleyPhoto: Laguna MontosPhoto: Laguna MontosPhoto: View downvalley from Laguna Montos. The small puddle is called Laguna De Los PatosPhoto: Coring Laguna MontosPhoto: Cutting the core...Photo: Inspecting the results...Photo: After the cutPhoto: Start of the hike to the Humboldt GlacierPhoto: First Day: uphill in the cloud forestPhoto: Laguna CoromotoPhoto: Laguna CoromotoPhoto: Laguna CoromotoPhoto: Nathan walking the plankPhoto: Byron walking the plankPhoto: Talus fieldPhoto: Climbing over smooth rocks just below Laguna VerdePhoto: Smooth rocks below Laguna VerdePhoto: Laguna Verde, outletPhoto: Humboldt GlacierPhoto: Laguna Verde, with Pico Humboldt and Humboldt GlacierPhoto: Final section around Laguna VerdePhoto: Camp site near Laguna VerdePhoto: Campsite near Laguna VerdePhoto: Laguna VerdePhoto: CirquePhoto: View northwards from the Pico Humboldt approachPhoto: Laguna Verde and Humboldt GlacierPhoto: Below the Humboldt GlacierPhoto: On the Humboldt GlacierPhoto: Return from Pico HumboldtPhoto: Humboldt Glacier, with Pico Humboldt behind itPhoto: Humboldt Glacier, looking about west.Photo: Humboldt Glacier, looking about north towards Laguna VerdePhoto: Humboldt Glacier, with Pico Bonpland behind itPhoto: Pico BonplandPhoto: Humboldt Glacier, western sidePhoto: Humboldt Glacier, western edgePhoto: Humboldt Glacier, western sidePhoto: Humboldt Glacier, steep northeast marginPhoto: Humboldt Glacier, northern sidePhoto: Humboldt Glacier, northern side. Pico Humboldt behind on the rightPhoto: The trail from Los Nevados to Alto La CruzPhoto: Alto La CruzPhoto: Loma RedondaPhoto: Loma RedondaPhoto: Loma RedondaPhoto: Don't be late!Photo: Pico Espejo (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from just below Alto La Cruz)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from Merida)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from Merida)Photo: Pedro's HousePhoto: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from Pedro's House)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from Pedro's House)Photo: Northwest side of Pico Bolivar (from Pedro's House)Photo: View from Pedro;s House northwardsPhoto: Going down!Photo: Yep, thats 21.37 liters of 95 octane gas for 2 bolivars ~25 cents...