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Palisade Glacier OverlookSierra Nevada, CA
Sierra Nevada, CA
Hiking17.00 Miles 5,000 AEG
Hiking17.00 Miles   9 Hrs   30 Mns   1.79 mph
5,000 ft AEG
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Gorgeous scenery the entire length of this outstanding hike. Sadly the previous day a climber had died while descending from Mt Sill, I was approaching the glacier as a helicopter dropped off a SAR hardcore who was going up to retrieve the body. Easy to see how one could get into trouble up high on those gnarly peaks. Stayed 2 nights in the excellent Big Pine Creek campground.
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