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 Peak(s):  Humboldt Peak  -  14,064 feet
 Post Date:  01/29/2011
 Date Climbed:   09/09/2009
 Posted By:  14ologyst

 The good, the bad, the Humboldt   

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Hello and welcome to another video from the insane mind of a 14er junkie. This is footage of a day that started at midnight in Lakewood with the unreasonable expectation of climbing Crestone Peak and driving back to Lakewood all in a 24 hour period. Things went fairly well until the snow started to fly shortly after 1PM. I was making my way around to the north buttress of Crestone, most likely a suicide mission considering I had no biusness taking on a climb like that alone, tired, and with a expensive camera.
The snow gave me an out. I turned my attention toward that big humdrum mound called Humboldt. This was a tough climb considering the lack of sleep and a sun that was going down fast.
I put together a video that I guess we should call Experimental. I want to create a video that brings the viewer into the mind of a lunatic such as myself.
I shot all the footage with no help, editing this monstrosity was almost as much fun as the climb itself, and no sore knees the next day.
I hope you watch this with an open mind, and I give my apology to the great Sergio Leone. Thank you and enjoy.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKBZyNvo1Sohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKBZyNvo1So

 


  • Comments or Questions
AlexMack


I love it!     2011-02-12 16:45:40
I wish there was more mountain stuff like this on youtube! Keep these coming!


Hound1776

Feeling all sorts of ugly...     2011-02-05 16:52:53
I don't think there is a climber out there that cannot identify with that film. You nailed it head on. And those Marmots! They just love to egg you on. Crazy little bastards. Well done.


bonehead


Twisted     2011-01-30 07:19:35
I like it


rking007


Mission Accomplished     2011-01-30 09:26:31
I love your films! I think you have done a great job of bringing us 'into the mind of lunatic'.
I enjoyed the video of your friend trying to start his car with breathalyzer thingy as well. I look forward to your next mind trip.


sevenvii


Very nice     2011-01-30 10:07:30
Definitely a different take on climbing a 14er, but also very refreshing too in a warped way. I can appreciate the time and effort that went into the editing of that bad boy.
Good work.



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