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 Peak(s):  Quandary Peak  -  14,265 feet
 Post Date:  01/28/2013
 Date Climbed:   01/19/2013
 Posted By:  MWBradshaw

 My First 14'er Hike (video)   

On the morning of 1/19/13, me and my buddy Tom set off to hike/climb/snowshoe Quandary Peak. This would be my first 14'er and Tom's first Winter 14'er. Only being in Colorado for 1 week, I probably should have thought wiser (the elevation kicked my ass) but we got it done. Here's the documentation of that hike.


 


  • Comments or Questions (5)
sgladbach


I going to assume....     2013-01-28 11:51:39
.....that since the video is titled ” My FIRST 14er hike” there are more to come. Congratulations and welcome to a brand new world.

Steve


screeman57


Congrats!     2013-01-28 13:10:41
First 14er in Winter (well, ”winter”) is quite an accomplishment, just from a discomfort-tolerance point of view. I've no doubt you'll succeed on many others. After this, you'll find 14er-ing in the summer to be blissful (which I suppose it is, anyway).


boudreaux


Nice Vid     2013-01-28 14:48:36
Congrats Bradshaw! For a different perspective check out the vid posted in Winter Quandary TR from 1/16/13 by Tockelstein2005!


tockelstein2005


I have a feeling     2013-01-28 15:04:28
quandary pops a lotta cherries! 1/16/13 was my first winter 14er as well, as mentioned above, climbed with boudreaux. congrats!


MWBradshaw

You are Correct     2013-01-29 07:56:05
Yes, I will be tackling more 14'ers. I know it's more of a fake winter here this year, but I figured now it'll make the spring/summer/fall hikes a little better from a traction point of view at least (we didn't have microspikes). I will check out that video, thanks for the kind words guys!



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