Dreamin of winter

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby AndYouSeeMe » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:33 pm

I hope to be back at it after the broken heel late fall or early winter so it cannot come soon enough!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Jim Davies » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:39 am

Somebody at the Manitou Springs Cliff House snagged this image off one of the Pikes Peak summit cams yesterday after the storm.
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:55 am

Snow, I miss you...

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby TeamDino5280 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:06 pm

Got 1/2 rain 1/2 sleet last night at 9,300 :-D

So close but so far

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby SilverLynx » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:13 pm

If the picture of Mount Sneffels on the Facebook page is any indication, hopefully we're in for a snowy winter.
Maybe everyone's a little bit ugly. Maybe we're all just ugly, dying sacks of shitt, and maybe all it'll take is one person to just be okay with that, and then the whole world will be dancing and singing and farting, and everyone will feel a little bit less alone.

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Zambo » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:36 am

edit: Deleted.

This thread should not have been derailed into talking about anything other than the hope of snow to come. :-D
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Somewhat of a Prick » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:40 am

Zambo wrote:I know I'm late to the party on this thread, but the fog and chill in Denver this morning has me thinking about snow. Mmmm....

Also....not to be too big of a jerk, but after watching a number of excellent TRs this week get pushed off the front page, there are a few other reasons to be dreaming of winter. Such as:

http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14064&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14069&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14038&start=15&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include


I never understand why people post that garbage. Do they think its insightful, or that people want to read that? :-k

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby benners » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:14 pm

Somewhat of a Prick wrote:
Zambo wrote:I know I'm late to the party on this thread, but the fog and chill in Denver this morning has me thinking about snow. Mmmm....

Also....not to be too big of a jerk, but after watching a number of excellent TRs this week get pushed off the front page, there are a few other reasons to be dreaming of winter. Such as:

http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14064&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14069&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14038&start=15&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include


I never understand why people post that garbage. Do they think its insightful, or that people want to read that? :-k

Perhaps Somewhat of a Prick needs to morph into A Complete Prick and start laying into these people :twisted:.

Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Somewhat of a Prick » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:17 pm

benners wrote:
Somewhat of a Prick wrote:
Zambo wrote:I know I'm late to the party on this thread, but the fog and chill in Denver this morning has me thinking about snow. Mmmm....

Also....not to be too big of a jerk, but after watching a number of excellent TRs this week get pushed off the front page, there are a few other reasons to be dreaming of winter. Such as:

http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14064&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14069&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14038&start=15&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include


I never understand why people post that garbage. Do they think its insightful, or that people want to read that? :-k

Perhaps Somewhat of a Prick needs to morph into A Complete Prick and start laying into these people :twisted:.


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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby bix783 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:59 am

Somewhat of a Prick wrote:benners wrote:
Somewhat of a Prick wrote:
Zambo wrote:
I know I'm late to the party on this thread, but the fog and chill in Denver this morning has me thinking about snow. Mmmm....

Also....not to be too big of a jerk, but after watching a number of excellent TRs this week get pushed off the front page, there are a few other reasons to be dreaming of winter. Such as:

http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14064&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14069&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include
http://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=14038&start=15&cpgm=tripmain&ski=Include


I never understand why people post that garbage. Do they think its insightful, or that people want to read that?

Perhaps Somewhat of a Prick needs to morph into A Complete Prick and start laying into these people .


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So little lasts. Mountains, classic songs, friendships, perhaps, and not much else. -- David Mitchell, Number9Dream

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Zambo » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:13 am

Sorry to have deviated this thread.

Here is my favorite shot from last winter, to get us back on track...

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby bix783 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:32 am

Now that is GORGEOUS! So excited for winter!

Here's my fav from last winter, not from hiking but from skiing at Mary Jane.

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