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Is The CFI Trail Work Making 14ers Too Easy?

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Re: Is The CFI Trail Work Making 14ers Too Easy?

Postby djkest » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:18 am

Humbolt / Crestone Peak / Crestone needle are harder today than they were before.

BHP is looser than ever. The trail up to it is braided and eroded and studded with false cairns.

The approach is a couple miles longer than it used to be.

AFA GPS making climbing a 14er easier, I don't think so. Most people don't use GPS on 14ers, myself included. And even if you had one, it won't carry your gear for you, help you climb up class 4 pitches, probably wont' help you find the best line on Wilson Peak's crux, or make the knife edge any easier. Very few 14ers have class 1 trails to the top. I could care less if you've personally redefined the class system to define all the class 2 trails as class 1.

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Re: Is The CFI Trail Work Making 14ers Too Easy?

Postby jdorje » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:40 am

My GPS carries some of my gear for me.

Wait...how is this thread still alive???

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Re: Is The CFI Trail Work Making 14ers Too Easy?

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:44 am

It's not! I'll lock it since we really can't beat this horse any more.

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