Dreamin of winter

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby ajkagy » Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:28 pm

I'm bumping this...I've seen some snow on the peaks the last few days. Summer has maybe 2 months at best left. WINTER is coming!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:10 pm

:-$ We have to let the fair-weather folks get their fill before we get back to having some real fun!

3-4 months of summer climbing
7 months of skiing :-"

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Muskie5280 » Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:31 pm

Dusting of snow at Loveland today!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby kushrocks » Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:10 pm

While I don't quite share Bill's same enthusiasm for skiing . . . . . bring on the snow!!!
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Igloo Ed » Thu Jul 18, 2013 7:02 pm

A summit igloo on Otis Peak, April 2008:
Ya, I don't like snow either.

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:37 pm

Ryan, that's a wicked shot.

Belongs in that "badass climbing shots" thread.

Scares me just looking at the thing. :shock:

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby BenfromtheEast » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:58 am

Ten weeks will get us pretty close!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Johnson » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:39 pm

10 months and 20 days till the first day of summer 2014!! :-"
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Jim Davies » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:58 pm

Two months until the snow starts accumulating. I'm hoping for a good start to the season this year. Of course, the day after first first big storm, the first complaints about weak base layers start...
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby PaliKona » Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:10 pm

As much as I'm loving this summer, I have a pair of ON3P Billy Goats standing in the hall, waiting to be ridden...I really hope for a deep Nov ;)

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:21 pm

I'm not ready for winter. Been rock climbing a lot. Just getting fit and digging it.

Two months ya say? I'm sure i'll be climbing at Shelf by then.

Hope to get some South Platte stuff done before the snow....

Still... looking toward a few 14ers again this winter.

I think.... we're spoiled. : )

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Dave B » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:34 am

Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
I think.... we're spoiled. : )

You say that like it's a bad thing.
The mountains - whose summits reach or exceed arbitrary thresholds for elevation and prominence - are calling and I must go.

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