Mount Nebo

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Robby takes a breather below the cornice


June 29, 1998, Shaun, Antone, Robert, and Robby climbed Mount Nebo: at 11,928 feet, it's the highest peak around Utah Valley.

After bushwhacking an extra mile or two, we found the ridge that took us to the trail.

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Shaun kicks over a small section of cornice

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The steep below the summit cone

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Robby & Robert pose below the summit

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Robby looks back, Rob about to cross a steep snowfield just below the summit

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Robert, Antone and Robby traverse a...Antone! What are you doing?!

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Antone & Robert kick back near the summit

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Antone, Robby, Shaun & Robert on the summit

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Antone and Robby dance on the summit as Shaun plays "Oh, Suzanna" on the harmonica and Robert looks on

After phoning friends and relaxing on the summit for half an hour, we made our way back down in style:

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Shaun participates in the first annual Freestyle Glissading competition
which consists of sliding down the steep slope, spinning, flipping over backwards, and finally digging in the ax when trees or rocks or cliffs draw too near for safety.  Crampons are not recommended for this exercise. If they dig in at top speeds, you could hurt your ankles or legs or spin out of control.

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