The 14ers.com dogs

Dogs, dogs and even some cats
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby jackbluz » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:18 pm

Here's my girl, Sophie, heading up Bierstadt earlier this year. This was her second 14er. Couldn't be more proud of my best friend.
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby Floyd » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:25 pm

DeucesWild wrote:Ok, this thread has gotten pretty exclusionary. Kafka, my cat, is a far more accomplished climber than me, or your puppies.


Anyone else remember Jared Workman and his climbing parakeet? (Seriously)
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby Derek » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:27 pm

Floyd wrote:
DeucesWild wrote:Ok, this thread has gotten pretty exclusionary. Kafka, my cat, is a far more accomplished climber than me, or your puppies.


Anyone else remember Jared Workman and his climbing parakeet? (Seriously)


I loved seeing those photos, crazy stuff. Weren't they some type of Macaw?
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby bergsteigen » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:40 pm

I also feel left out, as I'm very allergic to dogs of the non-hypo-allergenic kind. If only I could take Annapurna climbing, she was so good at it as a kitten! But there are too many dogs on the mountain, she wouldn't like it at all!
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby crossfitter » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:53 pm

Another sighting of Kafka the wonder cat!

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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby DeucesWild » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:01 pm

crossfitter wrote:Another sighting of Kafka the wonder cat!


He's gotten a new bong since then that I'd show you but there are cops and lawyers on here and he doesn't want to get to know them...
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby crossfitter » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:16 pm

DeucesWild wrote:He's gotten a new bong since then that I'd show you but there are cops and lawyers on here and he doesn't want to get to know them...


It would be a shame if he lost the old one, it had so much history. Don't worry, those cops and lawyers will never climb hard enough to catch him.
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby Lemmiwinks » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:17 pm

bergsteigen wrote:I also feel left out, as I'm very allergic to dogs of the non-hypo-allergenic kind. If only I could take Annapurna climbing, she was so good at it as a kitten! But there are too many dogs on the mountain, she wouldn't like it at all!


Annapurna or Annapurrrrrrrrrna? (I couldn't resist a good pun)
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby kara » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:18 pm

This has finally devolved enough that I feel I can post the non-hiking pup I mentioned yesterday in that "other" dog thread. Behold, Tenacious D (Darlene):
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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby FireOnTheMountain » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:56 pm

Heres a really rude cat Noah and I came across!

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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby Greenhouseguy » Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:41 pm

I don't take the pet hiking because my wife bought this...thing. I think it might be an Ewok.

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Re: The 14er.com dogs

Postby dcbates80911 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:06 pm

Greenhouseguy wrote:I don't take the pet hiking because my wife bought this...thing. I think it might be an Ewok.

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LMAO.... =D> =D> =D>
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