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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   







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

Incredible Report     08/20/2010 14:20
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.


Sure thing!     08/20/2010 15:12
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     08/20/2010 17:08
”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.


Great Trip Report     08/20/2010 17:45
Matt: A fabulous report of a beautiful trip -- very (knife) edgeucational! Thanks for sharing the adventure!


Living on the edge!     08/20/2010 18:33
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


Nice     08/20/2010 19:05
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     08/20/2010 22:06
Nice tr... I saw you guys on the summit by the way. We came up on the direct ridge. Fun day!


Nice job!     08/21/2010 03:13
Great photos and trip report -- probably one of the best assembled compilations I've seen. Thanks, and glad you guys had a great day!!


Danke     08/21/2010 04:45
Thanks guys. Knockneed - that route is very fun isnt it!?


stunning photos     08/29/2012 17:55
Absolutely amazing photography, I can't wait to tackle this one next summer! Great trip report also.

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