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 Peak(s):  Mt. Yale  -  14,196 feet
 Post Date:  12/13/2010
 Date Climbed:   08/25/2010
 Posted By:  14ologyst

 Yale from avalanche trailhead   

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Hello fellow 14er fanatics. I tried to summit Yale in February and March of this year. It was a disaster all three times. I went alone and camped up in the trees around 11,500' and spent a very cold night with a head injury from a fall earlier that day. Then I tried going up the Denny Gulch side, again too much for this old man.
Well, finally I climbed in August and found one helluva a site at the summit. So I put together a little video of the year I spent on Yale. I/'ll leave a link for anyone daring enough to sit through it. I don't take myself serious so if you like silly stuff, enjoy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yq1xNcK4yhkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yq1xNcK4yhk

 


  • Comments or Questions (10)
sgladbach


Well that's a different TR...........!     2010-12-13 18:10:30
You, sir, have a wicked sense of humor! You should make a movie.


hollamby


Wow     2010-12-13 21:16:52
How the he ll did you bust your head open that much. You sir are special


bonehead


Madd is right!     2010-12-14 07:22:28
Very inspirational, in an off the wall sort of way.
My compliments


shaunster_co


Nice!     2010-12-14 13:41:11
I particularly liked the video - kind of a 'Fear and Loathing on Yale' perspective. Head digger looked 'unfun'. Well done video!


britdog


It's under a Big Dubya!     2010-12-15 06:26:08
I know some people were put off by the F-bombs in your Crestones/Humboldt epic multi-segment video, but they kept me watching. Maybe it's because I'm from Jersey and they just gave me warm memories of my childhood. Dunno.
I love the Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World clips in this one. That is one of the best movies of all time. Supremely entertaining with cameos from everybody who was anybody in Hollywood up to the 60s.
Anyway...good stuff in a twisted way. Love it.


Paul

wow!     2010-12-18 15:17:20
Beer is on me if I ever see you at the Eddy Line!


EZSide


Thanks ...     2010-12-19 11:53:07
Thourghly enjoyed your TR!!


Tjohn67238


A TR video that stands out from the rest     2010-12-23 13:17:40
Congratulations on completing Yale and a great, fun video. You definitely have some film making talent. I didn't come across that ”Reading Room” on the Yale's ridge, but I'm glad you did!


Shoedawg


Made my day     2011-01-04 13:49:53
I thought I was having a crappy day until I saw your busted melon. EFFIN OUCH! Keep the video's coming because that was extremely entertaining.


Phill the Thrill



Brilliant video!     2013-06-26 10:58:59
Loved the video! Thanks for the entertainment!



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