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Peak(s):  Pikes Peak  -  14,110 feet
Post Date:  10/02/2012
Date Climbed:   09/23/2012
Posted By:  Freeze

 The Crags Approach Like You've Never Seen It   

So on 9/23/2012, I had the opportunity to hike up the Crags as a way to help a dear friend's father reach the summit of Pikes Peak (his first 14er) just after turning 70. This was a lifelong dream of his, and this Vimeo is a beautiful look at the hike and the story. Take 4 minutes and check it out.

Up to the Mountain


  • Comments or Questions

this is AWESOME     2012-10-02 14:42:42
wow, talk about inspiring... - Happy Birthday & CONGRATS Jack and WELL DONE Joel!


nice going     2012-10-02 16:10:07
Clearing up ”unfinished business” is always sweet. Congrats. You're _never_ ”too old”! (Now, get going on some others...)


EXCELLENT!     2012-10-02 18:17:04
Great video Freeze, the production value is outstanding. I have to admit that I snooped and watched a few of your other videos. The Snowmass one is really good too.


Wow     2012-10-02 21:18:43
That video was awesome! It gave me chills, actually, just imagining the feeling Jack must have had at the summit!!


Pursuit     2012-10-02 21:19:43
It's awesome that you were able to pursue this and accomplish your goal. Happy birthday and way to go!


Great Tribute     2012-10-02 21:34:49
Fantastic videography! Well done to say the least!


Capturing your dream...     2012-10-03 04:46:30
Terrific! And what a wonderful, well-done video to capture the moment.


Great!     2012-10-03 12:14:44
This was just the video I wanted to see. Gives me a great idea about the conditions. For some reason I knew when I logged on today there would be a crags campground TR and I was right! Very Helpful!

Happy birthday to your friend as well!!

Brian C

A prime example...     2012-10-04 20:25:51
...of how to make an awesome report of a popular, well-documented 14er. The video was fabulous! What video-program did you use to put it all together. Great work!


Fan-tastic!     2012-10-05 17:50:49
Awesome video. Congratulations and Happy,Happy Birthday!


Awesome!     2012-10-07 10:39:50
Happy birthday Jack and congrats on your first 14er! and great video, very cool


I wish that ...     2012-10-12 17:21:14
... I had been there to shake you hand, Jack. I am 69 and climbed Pikes Peak from the Devils Playground for the first time this year ... My first 14er but only the top 3 miles. Yours is a real achievement. So a big ”Bravo!”

Randy G.

Happy Birthday!!     2013-02-10 19:54:09
Congrats Jack! What a great way to celebrate.


Great Story!!     2013-05-06 18:35:49
My dad isn't 70 but hopefully he and I can have a similar experience some day. Pretty emotional video

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