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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby tmathews » Thu May 21, 2009 8:40 am

jstouder wrote:I offer the following picture up as the best posthole picture. With its equal parts of scenery and postholery, it fully encompasses the delicate balance between majesty and insanity.

En route to Bierstadt, through the willows, taken with a Kodak disposable. Enjoy!


Damn, I should have taken some photos of my postholes last weekend in upper Missouri Gulch.

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby susanjoypaul » Thu May 21, 2009 8:41 am

Sentinel Point, March 25, 2006. We were up to our armpits in it and this guy refused to take his turn breaking trail.
He may still be up there...

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby dcbates80911 » Thu May 21, 2009 8:52 am

susanjoypaul wrote:Sentinel Point, March 25, 2006. We were up to our armpits in it and this guy refused to take his turn breaking trail.
He may still be up there...

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Doug said you were tough on your partners, but this seems a bit excessive. :D
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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby Aubrey » Thu May 21, 2009 8:58 am

Wow, crazy photos!

But they don't compare to this epic day of postholing (don't worry, I made it out OK):

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby ColoradoKrazy1 » Thu May 21, 2009 9:18 am

lmao, some great pics , reminds me of Hermans Gulch trail head last week, no pics as I was solo (and forgot my camera) but it's a postholing nightmare up there even with snow shoes.

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby akmpolsen » Thu May 21, 2009 9:21 am

Here it is.. this is what happens when a fatman tries to snowshoe with a heavy pack in what amounts to slush. Basically, with a full pack, including skis, I was in post-holy he## on the Missouri Gulch trail. And yes, I was indeed wearing snowshoes (in a couple of not-even-funny-now incidents, I had to dig around in the snow for lost snowshoes.
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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby globreal » Thu May 21, 2009 10:00 am

Very interesting POV shot! =D>
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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby Aubrey » Thu May 21, 2009 10:11 am

globreal wrote:Very interesting POV shot! =D>


+1 Good thing you had a Nalgene on your waist -- looks like it provided some flotation. :D

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby DHatfield » Thu May 21, 2009 10:44 am

Having a little postholing fun in the Crags last year. More like going for a nice swim :D
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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby thebeave7 » Thu May 21, 2009 11:21 am

Not really a posthole, because it was a man made booby trap, but he was crotch deep on just one leg.

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby yorksman » Thu May 21, 2009 11:23 am

Some really funny shots there folks! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Best Posthole Picture

Postby mountainmicah83 » Thu May 21, 2009 11:30 am

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"The Cre" at Blanca Memorial Day 2007
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This is my brother in law on Memorial Day 2007 in an attempt to climb Blanca. He and my wife thought it wasn't necessary to bring the snowshoes that we rented from REI. :D Won't make that mistake again!
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