Anyone know someone who hikes up to Piute pass? Like end of June.

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Anyone know someone who hikes up to Piute pass? Like end of June.

Post by rlown » Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:04 pm

okay. I'm ruling out a Fall trip this year. Closures and smoke, etc.
If someone lives there (Bishop) knows someone who hikes to the pass and back regularly from North Lake, I'd like intel on when Summit lk on the other side of Piute pass melts out. It would be my trigger to get a permit for ice out. Not really expecting a quick answer as we haven't experienced winter yet.

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Post by Harlen » Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:55 pm

Hi Russ,
I thought you were gonna get your skis back on? Can you wait till June?
Do you recall Lizzie and my trip up to H.Basin via Piute Pass; the trip where I rather pointlessly hauled a sled through the mud? Well that trip was in June of 2017, and here's what it looked like:

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This is from the top of Puppet Pass looking south across the basin.

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Lake Goethe and Alpine Col on the skyline.

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The dogs are looking toward a couple of the lake basins you may want to fish.... with an ice-saw rig?

Good luck Russ, I hope you have a drier June than this.
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Post by rlown » Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:20 pm

frozen doesn't work for me.. I fish. Late june. we don't know the weather yet.
I might Ice fish, but that is up in the air.

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Post by Harlen » Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:47 pm

rlown writes:
I might Ice fish, but that is up in the air.

Can you do it? What sort of saw? tool can be used, or is it just your ice-axe? ... and do you sometimes fall in? :( (I assume you've already read
To Build a Fire, and know the outcome?)
And is Sierra ice-fishing generally successful? Thanks for the education Russ; I know it's done a lot in the north, but not far from roads.
Cheers, Ian.

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Post by rlown » Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:22 pm

Let me be clear on my request. I want to know if someone knows someone who hikes out of North Lake to Piute pass in the Bishop area.
All I need to know is if Summit Lk is ice free or close.

If I do ice fish this year it will probably be in the Tahoe area. I do NOT intend to ice fish in June in the french basin.

Ian, you're kind of rubbing me the wrong way here.

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Post by c9h13no3 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:51 pm

rlown wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:22 pm
Let me be clear on my request. I want to know if someone knows someone who hikes out of North Lake to Piute pass in the Bishop area.
All I need to know is if Summit Lk is ice free or close.

If I do ice fish this year it will probably be in the Tahoe area. I do NOT intend to ice fish in June in the french basin.

Ian, you're kind of rubbing me the wrong way here.
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Post by rlown » Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:04 am

Asked a simple request. Anyone know someone like a trail runner in bishop. I know there are a few as they were there even in September last time I was there. If you know someone in Bishop who hikes early season up and back to Piute pass, that is who I want to talk to.

BTW, I don't like be referred to as Stalin. Satellites aren't as current as you think.

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Post by maverick » Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:51 am

Just check it on the satellite like everyone else Broseph Stalin
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Post by c9h13no3 » Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:13 am

maverick wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:51 am
Just check it on the satellite like everyone else Broseph Stalin
Your ridiculous Stalin comment has been deleted. Study your history before comparing a fellow member to a mass murderer Sam, your next insult will have you on an extended holiday away from HST.
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Post by maverick » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:51 pm

The correct course of action here would be to "LOL" at me and call me a "brovocateur".
Great, thanks for the clarification, but don't expect everyone to be up on some obscure urban lingo, which could cause folks to misinterpret and take as an insult, as was it this case.
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