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 Peak(s):  Mt. Princeton  -  14,197 feet
 Post Date:  05/30/2009
 Date Climbed:   05/30/2009
 Posted By:  Barrett Cooper

 13,900 on Princeton   

After getting about half way up Evans and Quandary last year my 8 year old son Logan wanted another shot at a 14er. Here is his report:


We camped on Princeton at 11,000 feet in the back of our truck.
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We started climbing before sunrise. We had a banana for breakfast.
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We hiked up the road first, then we hiked on a trail to the boulders.
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On the boulders there was a bit of snow in patches. We walked carefully across the boulders and snow fields.
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We hiked to the summit ridge and almost made it up top.
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We got too tired so we turned around at 13,900 feet.
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It was fun day! I hope to do Sherman with my mom in two weeks. Wish me luck.



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  • Comments or Questions
JB99


Nice Climb Buddy!     2009-05-30 15:14:24
Strong work on a good climb. Good luck on Sherman!


KentonB


Great Climb! Especially this time of Year!     2011-01-05 10:15:06
Good job Logan. Princeton can be tough! You‘ll have to talk your mom into a little glissading on Sherman. ;-)


TriGirl


Awesome climb!     2009-06-01 15:36:15
Great job on your climb, Logan. I am looking forward to our climb in 2 weeks!
Mom



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