Mt. Borah - Sept 26 
Mayela with some early-changing trees, about 1/2 mile from the trailhead.  Just before the climbing really starts.
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Mayela with some early-changing trees, about 1/2 mile from the trailhead. Just before the climbing really starts.
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Jerome, Brandon, and Mayela on the ridge above the treeline.
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Jerome, Brandon, and Mayela on the ridge above the treeline.
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Mayela hitting the *one* downhill spot on the ridge. For about 150 feet.
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Mayela hitting the *one* downhill spot on the ridge. For about 150 feet.
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Paul and Brandon in the shelters we built when we spent the night on the side of the mountain back in March 1999.  They're still there!
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Paul and Brandon in the shelters we built when we spent the night on the side of the mountain back in March 1999. They're still there!
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This is the view we got back then when we woke up -- except the far mountain was covered in snow, and we got to watch an avalanche on it.  Incredible.
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This is the view we got back then when we woke up -- except the far mountain was covered in snow, and we got to watch an avalanche on it. Incredible.
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For future reference: the altimeter says this is at ~11,257 feet, and it's just a dozen or so yards below the trail.
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For future reference: the altimeter says this is at ~11,257 feet, and it's just a dozen or so yards below the trail.
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Climbing hard again, getting close to Chicken-Out Ridge.
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Climbing hard again, getting close to Chicken-Out Ridge.
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Coming over a high point, just above Chicken Out Ridge.
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Coming over a high point, just above Chicken Out Ridge.
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Jerome on a high point.
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Jerome on a high point.
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