• Creator
  • Flatt, J.B.
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Description
  • Flatt and Garrison departed on their climb on August 19, 1895, summited Little Tahoma, and reached Paradise Valley on September 1, 1895. Flatt writes, "We made the ascent easily until we come to little Tahoma at the base of which we camped for the night. We were now far above the snow-line and could not prepare our usual soft bed, but we were very fortunate in finding a place made up almost entirely of volcanic ash and sand. Here we camped for... more
    Flatt and Garrison departed on their climb on August 19, 1895, summited Little Tahoma, and reached Paradise Valley on September 1, 1895. Flatt writes, "We made the ascent easily until we come to little Tahoma at the base of which we camped for the night. We were now far above the snow-line and could not prepare our usual soft bed, but we were very fortunate in finding a place made up almost entirely of volcanic ash and sand. Here we camped for the night[...] After breakfast we started along the same bluff keeping a respectable distance away in case of falling rocks until we could look over the right side of Little Tahoma. There was no possible way to get around on the right so we turned to the left side only to find that it was a precipice of several thousand feet and hence there was no way to get around on the left, while the almost insurmountable, Little Tahoma, stood like a sentinel in the center. We determined to ascend this and did so after a very hard struggle." Among the... less
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