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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby mcutt » Thu May 21, 2009 4:22 am

Here is a pic from Grays last year.

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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby Wish I lived in CO » Thu May 21, 2009 5:18 am

A few photos of a Gray's / Torrey's sunrise hike in late July 08, a few days after your hike:

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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby jimlup » Thu May 21, 2009 7:39 am

larkinrx2 wrote:how about belford/oxford?

We did Belford/Oxford "full moon" as a group back in '07 it was a great climb though as I recall, it was cloudy enough that the moon wasn't much help.
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby mountainmicah83 » Thu May 21, 2009 7:51 am

We attempted Belford/Oxford in a full moon in OCT 08 That happened to turn out to be the first big Blizzard of the year. We were eventually turned around at about 13,000' because the Dog was getting too much snow caked up in his pads. Thank God for Dog booties now. We were not able to see where we hiked 5 minutes prior and I think It dumped over a foot of snow in a couple of hours. It sure was an amazing experience though. I am up for a full moon/sunrise hike, but will not be able to on the June 6 one.
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby globreal » Thu May 21, 2009 8:21 am

Okay...taking moon stalker's advice not to do San Luis, I propose Belford/Oxford for June 6.

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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby Perea » Thu May 21, 2009 8:29 am

I'm in!

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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby globreal » Thu May 21, 2009 9:53 am

Here's a Gray's summit photo, just before sunrise on last year's moonlight hike.
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby sunny1 » Thu May 21, 2009 8:33 pm

I'm interested August or Sept. - maybe July.
Rehabing a broken leg...expect to break 14 K by the end of June. Um, make that I expect to EXCEED 14 K by the end of June!
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby bohdi88 » Fri May 22, 2009 5:57 am

Please note that there are 14ers label easiest on the 14ers.com site. So if it is your first attempt - you might consider one of these. I am up to 24 14ers in three season and the easiest and quickest I have found is Mount Sherman nearby for me.
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby sunny1 » Fri May 22, 2009 7:51 am

Bodhi88, thanks for the suggestion - I don't want to derail this thread but have been closely looking at my options to "get back in the saddle" again, there's no list "14ers for gimps"! :lol:
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby bohdi88 » Sat May 23, 2009 10:48 am

There is nothing better than being above the clouds on a summit over 14,000 feet high looking down. See you there sometime.
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Re: Full Moon Hike

Postby globreal » Tue May 26, 2009 9:31 am

I am still interested in doing another moonlight hike and the next full moon is June 7th. Anyone interested in doing Missouri Mountain on Saturday, June 6th?
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