Sin Nombre Peak


By: Walt Wheelock


The DPS-SPS trip (scheduled for Lakeview & Tinemaha) ran into leader trouble. First John Robinson was grounded by illness in the family. Walt Wheelock took over, then after an hour bowed out with a gimp Leg. Arky Erb took over and pressed on to victory. Taking a different route, he led the dozen to the unnamed summit (7256'), which Harry Melts dubbed Sin Nombre Peak. A register was left with this name. Apex Peak was picked up on the way back, but Lakeview was by-passed, but even then the cars were reached after sunset.

Sunday the 6000' treadmill to the scheduled Tinemaha drew no climbers.

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