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Chief Peak the Ugly Way

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:35 pm    Post subject: Chief Peak the Ugly Way  Reply with quote

Since I wondered aloud where everyone was lately, I figured I'd better contribute a post myself. Not nearly as adventurous as Elwood or Richard's TR's, but it's what I got: Chief Peak from Rose Valley in the Los Padres NF.

http://wildsouthland.blogspot.com/2015/06/chief-peak-ugly-way.html
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Location: Stuntin in the trap son

PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nifty. Diggin' Rose Valley Falls, which if I recall is pretty big and a sort of local prize in canyoneering, or so.

Having not spent time in the Sespe region, I don't recall how hard it is to reach the base of the Topatopa Bluffs. Do you happen to know if it's a ludicrous undertaking?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Taco wrote:
Having not spent time in the Sespe region, I don't recall how hard it is to reach the base of the Topatopa Bluffs. Do you happen to know if it's a ludicrous undertaking?


i don't know everything but i do know of two attempts from the top down.

stillman went looking for a route:

http://davidstillman.blogspot.com...mination-of-topa-topa-bluffs.html

and i remember reading about a party of three that made it from top down somewhere about that time + / - 3 years.  brutal.  and they would not recommend nor ever do again.  it's all brush at the bottom.  and we all know the brush hasn't gotten any thinner.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds right up my alley!

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