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Siyeh Pass Hike Photo Report (Day 39)

August 26th, 2009




siyeh-pass_baring-creek-valley (1)



siyeh-pass_baring-glacier-ridge (1)







siyeh-pass_matahpi-shoulder (1)






siyeh-pass_squirrelSquirrel, but no moose.




Some notes, I guess:

  • 10.3 miles for the pass hike, but then I added 2-3 miles to go see the last waterfall (and butterfly).
  • 3,400-foot elevation gain (I hiked from Sunrift Gorge to Siyeh Cutoff — if I’d done it the other way around, it would’ve only been 2,200 feet, but then the sun would’ve been in the wrong place).
  • They have interesting clouds here.
  • Gale-force winds at the pass (almost — I’m guessing ca. 30 mph); second hike of the trip so far that made me get my gloves out of the backpack (Lassen Peak was the first).
  • Despite singing the “Grizzly Bear Oh Won’t You Come Stand Maybe Fifty Yards from Me (But Then Don’t Come Any Closer)” song for most of the hike, did not see any grizzly bears.
  • Or black bears.


  1. MD
    August 26th, 2009 at 20:09 | #1

    A new “favorite” hike? Gorgeous pictures! Keep singing that “bear” song!! How near was the deer?? L, M

  2. August 26th, 2009 at 21:25 | #2

    Well if he would’ve kicked, he would’ve missed me — but not by much. 🙂

  3. Telkontar
    August 27th, 2009 at 08:55 | #3

    This is a hike I’ll put on a list somewhere. Was 10.3 miles out and back or was there a shuttle back to your car or did you actually hike 20.6?
    Your best pictures, I think, from an eye-candy perspective. Even I liked the color gradation shots here. I still prefer volcanoes.
    30 mph is a gale? You SoCal folks have low standards, Ich denke.
    Do you take the flower shots just to prove that your camera can do mountains and micro-subjects?
    Don’t sing — bears avoid human voices. Try to find a black bear cub, then come between it and its mother, then punch the bear in the nose. (Don’t punch a grizzly, though!)
    The background makes your hat look like it has a huge feather. The shadows make the squirrel look like it has tail feathers.
    Could you change the arrangement of the days during your stay in the Smokies?

  4. August 27th, 2009 at 09:11 | #4

    Shuttle back to car. Definitely shuttle back to car. Although — I didn’t really do the shuttle back to car. Instead, I walked another three or four miles and closed the loop. Except then I came back to the road one stop too soon, so then I took a 1/4-mile shuttle ride back to car. Because I was bored of looking at ferns. I don’t know why I take flower shots. I just don’t know. Could probably rearrange some things — we should probably talk about that.

  5. chad
    August 27th, 2009 at 09:34 | #5

    its amazing that this is outside of the grey cubicle walls of toshiba. i sure hope you rode that deer. at least for a mile or two.

  6. August 27th, 2009 at 14:16 | #6

    You use its antlers to steer!

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