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Old 18th September 2016, 07:58 PM   #1
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Old 19th September 2016, 06:49 AM   #2
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"Do you even fourteener bro?"

Even if I felt led to do that (and trust me - I never do!), it wouldn't be possible locally. The highest peak 'round here is less than eleven. 'Coarse, Mt. Rainier (14,416) isn't all that far away, I guess...
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Old 19th September 2016, 09:25 AM   #3
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Coming down was harder than going up. I'm feeling it this morning
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Old 19th September 2016, 03:46 PM   #4
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Sure do. Did it last August and doing it again this coming weekend as a day hike.
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Old 19th September 2016, 03:55 PM   #5
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Mt Whitney is tallest mountain in continental US at 14,494ft.
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Does this count?
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Old 20th September 2016, 01:18 AM   #7
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Count!!! Do you realise what you have done, Mike D is just gonna have to top that, even if he has to drive a forklift up Pikes Peak to get his GT40 higher!!
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Re: Do you even fourteener bro?

Mike- That's good strong work, but you don't need altitude to have your breath taken away. I've climbed on three continents and been over 6k meters on my own two feet, but some of the most amazing things I've experienced have been right in my own backyard.

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^^^ STUNNING photos...
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Some awesome photos in this thread. Those look a little the the Alps around Chamonix.
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Old 20th September 2016, 07:50 AM   #12
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Does this count?
It does count ha. I think it's paved all the way up now days. Might need EFI to drive up that
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Old 27th September 2016, 09:51 AM   #13
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Which 14r Mike? I have done Longs and Mt Wilson; no pictures to share on phone right now.
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Old 27th September 2016, 11:44 AM   #14
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Grays and Torries. I don't live far from Longs. How many hours roundtrip for Longs?
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Old 27th September 2016, 12:56 PM   #15
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Cool... I'll have to check them out. Longs was about 12 for us but we moved slower than I would have liked. Had to get on trail at 4am to summit before noon when storms typically come in. Last bit is scramble but rest is just a hike. It's worth a trip at least once (in my opinion)
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That is 12 hours... Not miles... I should have been more specific
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Old 28th September 2016, 06:27 AM   #17
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That's a long slog. Grays and Torreys can be done in 7 or 8 if you keep a good pace. It's not extreme but not a cake walk either. I'm like you in that it's not something I'm motivated to do every weekend but once in awhile it's a good test.
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Re: Do you even fourteener bro?

I've been up Long's Peak when I had a place out in Boulder (no pics). However I like my mountains here at 6,600 feet with trees and shrubs. At 12,000 feet I need to breath deeper and stop now and then.
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Old 2nd October 2016, 08:53 PM   #19
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I would like to do Longs next year. I've heard there are different routes with one being pretty technical. I'm scared of heights so not sure about that

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Greeley man dies on Longs Peak after falling more than 100 feet | Channel 2 News
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