Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

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Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby Sugar Madison » Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:52 am

In case anyone is interested, Peter Bakwin (pbakwin) is making another attempt at the full Mosquito - Tenmile traverse today. He started last night at Weston Pass and it headed to Frisco. 38 miles, 2x 14ers, 24x 13ers, and 8x 12,500'+ peaks in one push. :shock:

Looks like he's moving well (just finished Clinton, headed to Wheeler) from his SPOT page:
http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0exLyDdWSdyYq1dSdM6LQmLHcG6aI1qRH

The area he's in now is the most technically difficult. I think Buzz Burrell is joining him for this stretch.
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby harrise » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:01 am

Un-freakin-believable route is that! I remember reading that thread last year wondering how a person even comes up with an idea like that. Killer, and thanks for the heads up on his progress.

Get it, Peter!
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby mtgirl » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:05 am

Good luck Peter ! :YY

PS - After reading stuff like this, I feel like such a slug... :)
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby big_red_pride » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:14 am

Wow, unbelievable. Good luck Peter!
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby FireOnTheMountain » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:24 am

What a badass. Defineatly want to add this to my list now. God Speed!
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby Bean » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:24 am

Sweeeeeet. Gives me an idea. :D
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby Jesse Peterson » Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:34 pm

yeah!! go peter!

looks like he is somewhere between fletcher and atlantic right now.
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby George James » Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:57 pm

:o
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby Tempelton » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:06 pm

Holy crap, that is sweet!
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby 12ersRule » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:08 pm

Wow. This is awesome. Enjoying following the progress on this.

Hope he makes it! Any guesses on the total vertical feet of this route?
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby George James » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:11 pm

pbakwin wrote:I calculate the whole traverse from Weston Pass to Frisco at 38 miles with very roughly 17,000 feet of ascending and 20,000 feet of descending. I count 34 named peaks, points and significant unnamed summits from Weston Peak to Peak 1 (see below). There are 2 14ers (Sherman & Democrat), 24 13ers and 8 12ers (Peaks 1-8).

http://www.14ers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=26197
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Re: Mosquito - Tenmile Traverse

Postby 12ersRule » Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:23 pm

Thanks. Great to get the whole backstory and stats!

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