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Carn Galver Summit

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 in Cornwall
Carn Galver Summit

Today, we took a short hike to the top of Carn Galver.

The two engine houses of Carn Galver Mine. The engine house on the left pumped water from the mine, while the engine house on the right hauled and crushed the tin ore.
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Assortment

Kapalua Views
Kapalua Views
This is shaping up to be the oddest trip we’ve had to Hawaii. The rubbery leaves slap against one another in the breeze.
Canyonlands
Canyonlands
Island in the Sky—a vast slab of rust-tinted sandstone 1,000 feet higher than the surrounding landscape—is not the ideal place to find yourself during a lightning storm.
Peacock Pool
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OK, so this is a good one. I had intended to call this post Chasm Lake but I must keep myself honest and call it instead Peacock Pool because at no point during my hike today did I ever actually make it to Chasm Lake.