Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Need a climbing partner? Trying to form a hiking group for an outing?

Are you planning to be at the Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer?

Poll ended at Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:33 pm

Yes, I'm definitely planning on being there!
37
76%
No, can't make it this time. : (
12
24%
Yes, but I told my wife I'd be skiing, so please don't tell her I'm on a 14er again.
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No votes
Yes, but my husband thinks I think he'll be skiing. Imagine his surprise. : )
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No votes
 
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Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:33 pm

Update - Planning on being there around 8, starting up around 8:30. Reconvene at Cristo point (around 12,100 on the ridge) at about 9:30 or 10:00. Shooting for the summit by Noon. Summit photos between Noon and 1pm.

Weather looks to be sunny and calm, with likely a foot of new, with possibly some drifting up to a couple feet. Snowshoes may be optional, especially with the large group, though snow totals will help determine that.

A couple folks will be doing recon on Friday so we may have early heads up on snow totals.

Jim



Edit - Quandary Peak, East Ridge (Class 1,) Saturday October 29.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update)

Postby FireOnTheMountain » Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:35 pm

I'm going west ridge fo sho :D
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby Matt Lemke » Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:24 pm

If I haven't already done Quandary I'd be there but I'm doing Princeton instead this weekend. Have fun!
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby SurfNTurf » Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:17 pm

Needless to say, I'll be there. Aiming to arrive at the TH around 7:45 or 8:00.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby mountainute » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:41 pm

Hi there,

can you pls provide some info on where and when this trip will be - assuming its not just for insiders (else why post)?
I have just joined this forum, in order to find new climbing partners for trail-breaking pursuits in winter.

Greetings mountainute
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby sgladbach » Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:21 am

mountainute wrote:.Can you pls provide some info on where and when this trip will be - assuming its not just for insiders (else why post)?


The original thread is 12 pages long. That's why Jim (Dances at moonrise) re-posted for final RSVP's. Far too big a group to be limited to insiders. :D

The group is headed up this Saturday, Oct 29, from the standard Quandary TH using the east Ridge route. Due to size of the group and the wide range of experience with hiking/skiing/snowshoeing, people are leaving the TH at a variety of times. You may want to peruse the original thread and send some PMs to nail down a specific sub-group. I'd offer myself, but I've had to back out. Most are leaving the TH around 8AM. Your profile info is mimimal, so its hard to say, but if you are a novice in snow, you may want to start earlier. I'm sending you a PM with the name of a guy who MAY be able to hook up with you. He'd be a good mentor (if you need one.)

Welcome,

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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby emcee smith » Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:08 am

Planning to be there. Probably starting a bit earlier than 8am.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby gonzalj » Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:22 am

I'll be there. Probably arriving at the TH around 7:45 or 8.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby JDip » Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:34 am

Hey everyone,
Is anyone carpooling from denver?
Id help with gas and beer and food and anything else!
Good hiker, willing to start whenever!
Thanks folks!
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Postby zoriloco » Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:56 am

Im sorry can the OP add which 14er, what TH and the date this is going to happen. I was starting to read the orginal thread and got distracted by the second page out of 12.... Lol :mrgreen:
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby gonzalj » Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:58 am

JDip wrote:Hey everyone,
Is anyone carpooling from denver?
Id help with gas and beer and food and anything else!
Good hiker, willing to start whenever!
Thanks folks!


i have space in my truck. PM me for more details.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby kushrocks » Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:42 am

Jacked my knee up last weekend on Snowmass so unfortunatly I will now no longer be going. ](*,) #-o Wish I could make it. Have fun!!!
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