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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby MountainHiker » Mon May 16, 2011 8:44 pm

Congratulations. This is a big deal. To ski them you have to climb them all during a time when most of us stick to the easier peaks. Plus some of those ski descents cause vertigo just viewing the trip reports!
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby glodder » Tue May 17, 2011 6:24 am

Congratulations, Brittany! Quite an achievement.
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby IHikeLikeAGirl » Tue May 17, 2011 7:09 am

YESSSS! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

That's an amazing feat. Your Pyramid TR made me nervous just reading it!

Glad you were successful (abnd safe) for that incredible goal.
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby unclegar » Tue May 17, 2011 4:40 pm

Very impressive. Congrats! =D>
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby Winter8000m » Tue May 17, 2011 5:43 pm

Congrats!!!!
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby pioletski » Tue May 17, 2011 9:44 pm

Here's a little taste of the finishing party!

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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby USAKeller » Wed May 18, 2011 6:13 am

Awesome job Brittany and well done! Way to represent the lady big-mountain skiers - definitely inspiring for some of us!
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby mtnbikerskierchick » Wed May 18, 2011 4:18 pm

Thanks everyone for all of your comments! I really appreciate it. I have spent a lot of time and energy in getting this project done.

lostsheep5 wrote:So whats next on "the list"?

People have asked me this a lot and to be honest, I'm not sure. Some people suggest that, now that it's May, I should start riding bikes. But, I'm going to keep skiing, especially while the skiing is still good. And, it's still fantastic. I'll probably enjoy a year or so of having not too much of a goal- just doing what I want, when I want. I've wanted to spend some time in the Tetons and maybe even the Sierras and Cascades for quite some time now, but I haven't taken the time to travel much because I didn't want to "miss a good fourteener window". I also have a constant "wish list" that I am always adding to, and checking things off. It's in a constant state of flux which is nice because you always have something you want to ski next. Still, a constantly changing wish list is not the same as a pre-set list or goal. There is something so tangible and satisfying about counting down, not just checking off. I can't say right now that I'll return to a pre-set list or even what that list will be. But, I have some ideas. Either way, I'll be out there skiing- and enjoying every moment I get in the big mountains.
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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby smitty » Thu May 19, 2011 8:01 am

Bummer on your finisher party! At least you had a shaggin wagon up there :)

Nice wish list - no shortage of peaks to ski down there in the Elks, huh?

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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby gb » Thu May 19, 2011 8:27 am

I'm not sure if she was planning on putting the TR up here, but it seemed appropriate to put Pikes Peak here. http://14erskiers.com/blog/2011/05/tr-pikes-peak-14-may-2011-my-final-fourteener/

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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby tmathews » Thu May 19, 2011 8:36 am

gb wrote:I'm not sure if she was planning on putting the TR up here, but it seemed appropriate to put Pikes Peak here. http://14erskiers.com/blog/2011/05/tr-pikes-peak-14-may-2011-my-final-fourteener/


Thanks, Frank! Also -- you're engaged? Sweet! Congrats to both of you! :D

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Re: Congratulations to mbsc!

Postby gb » Thu May 19, 2011 9:56 am

^^ Thanks, yeah, 4 weeks away. Pretty excited about jumping out of a plane this weekend for my bachelor party, too! :D

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