Gore Range outings - 1935 and repeat in 2015


16 images
1a. Google Earth view of Black Creek drainage with peaks summited marked

1b. The map available to the crew wasn't so richly detailed as those available today.

2a. 1935 Camp on Black Creek in the Gore Range (Standley CMC Gore Range Outing 1935 Scrapbook, Colorado Mountain Club Archives)

2b. The tree that Charles Moore is leaning on in picture 17 is left center, to the right of the far left tent. Note the horses which brought in the supplies, cookware, tents, etc.

3. Bill Nagel, Co-chair of the outing committee, is the man on the far right of the log. (CMC Gore Range Outing 1935 Scrapbook, Colorado Mountain Club Archives)

4. (Standley CMC Gore Range Outing 1935 Scrapbook, Colorado Mountain Club Archives)

5. A view on a hike. As today, when the climbing gets exciting, the cameras go into the pack. This was doubly true 84 years ago when a camera was half the size of a shoebox. (Stan Moore personal collection)

6. Two unidentified summits. Note the headgear and clothing worn. (Stan Moore personal collection)

8. The 2015 gang. L to R: Jim Wheeler, Helen Carlsen, Stan Moore, Herb Taylor, Dan Martel, Candace Winkle

9. The walkway from camp to the creek left from 1935;

10. Looking north from the side of Peak J. From Eagle’s Nest to Peak H, right to left. (Stan Moore personal collection)

11. Peak C from the east, taken on the 2014 recon. We went up the wrong valley that trip, ended up near Bubble Lake.

12. 2015 climb of Peak L. The account in the T&T tells that not everyone finished this ridge.

13. Note, this is the same peak as Stanley’s picture #4.(Stan Moore personal collection)

14. Sheep on the side of J

15. Bear print over a bootprint, taken on the last day on the hike out, 2015

16. Left: Charlie Moore at the site of the 1935 camp. Taken about 1978. Right: Charlie's son Stan 2015. (Stan Moore personal collection)