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 Peak(s):  Capitol Peak  -  14,130 feet
"K2"  -  13,664 feet
 Post Date:  08/20/2010 Modified: 03/08/2011
 Date Climbed:   08/15/2010
 Posted By:  mattpayne11

 Capitol - A Formidable Assignment   

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL TRIP REPORT, INCLUDING OVER 60 PHOTOS!

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I hope you enjoy the full trip report. Sorry for the routing of content - easiest way for me to get the articles up and for photos to be displayed.



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  • Comments or Questions
LoneStar


Incredible Report     2010-08-20 08:20:31
Excellent photos throughout and video from the knife edge. Thanks for letting me vicariously climb in your boots and enjoy a trip I'm not quite up for myself. congrats and thanks for sharing.


mattpayne11


Sure thing!     2010-08-20 09:12:16
Thanks for taking time to check it out - glad it was a good read for you. Don't let capitol scare you too much - the mountain is a lot of fun. Just practice on less crazy mountains and you'll feel great on that day!


George James


Fun Climb     2010-08-20 11:08:40
”A group from Ft. Collins joined us on the summit, and conversation quickly went to skiing Capitol Peak.” Hahah, that's amusing. Pretty sweet day, nice to meet you up there.


14erFred


Great Trip Report     2010-08-20 11:45:48
Matt: A fabulous report of a beautiful trip -- very (knife) edgeucational! Thanks for sharing the adventure!


time2climb


Living on the edge!     2010-08-20 12:33:41
Great writeup and outstanding pictures! I loved your pano's. Our group was there the day before you guys and it was one of the most amazing days I've ever had! Thanks for sharing your awesome report. Happy climbing


mattpayne11


Nice     2010-08-20 13:05:17
Hey George! Hope you're well. Thank you all for the great comments. Appreciate them. The write-ups do take some time but it is worth it! Love to share the love for the mountains!


Knockneed Man


Awesome day     2010-08-20 16:06:52
Nice tr... I saw you guys on the summit by the way. We came up on the direct ridge. Fun day!


LIV


Nice job!     2010-08-20 21:13:39
Great photos and trip report -- probably one of the best assembled compilations I've seen. Thanks, and glad you guys had a great day!!


mattpayne11


Danke     2010-08-20 22:45:20
Thanks guys. Knockneed - that route is very fun isnt it!?


jenren81


stunning photos     2012-08-29 11:55:10
Absolutely amazing photography, I can't wait to tackle this one next summer! Great trip report also.



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