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Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby Craig Cook » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:21 am

Does anyone have a picture of a very crowded summit I could use (and credit you with) for a college project?

Surely someone has a Bierstadt or Grays photo with a hundred people up there, right? :-D
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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby SilverLynx » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:23 am

I have several on my laptop at home, but I'm at work right now. I'll try to remember to post them later. I have one of Grays and one of Yale for sure. One of Massive too I think.
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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby crossfitter » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:34 am

Not hundreds but,

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- Alpinism and mountaineering are not restricted to 14,000 foot mountains
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- Being honest to yourself and others about your abilities is a characteristic of experienced climbers
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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby mrburns » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:39 am

Bean wrote:Torreys, six years ago.


How do people hike in jeans? I know it is just G & T, but isn't it super uncomfortable?
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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby michaelgrundy » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:43 am

mrburns wrote:How do people hike in jeans? I know it is just G & T, but isn't it super uncomfortable?

They dont know any better....

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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby nfire » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:44 am

crossfitter wrote:Not hundreds but,



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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby alv77 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:48 am

On the summit of Wetterhorn Peak last year......A small crowd!
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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby MarkMadness » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:26 am

Bierstadt, taken from the east ridge early this summer, and the parking area by Guanella Pass on that same day.

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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby MtHurd » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:39 am

Wow, Wetterhorn used to be a nice green summit. Now it looks like it has been trampled.

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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby Kent McLemore » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:51 am

Does it have to be a Colorado 14er? Search "Half Dome cables."

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Re: Photos of crowded peaks?

Postby Dave B » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:53 am

This is the best I got, Bierstadt in Mid-June two years ago.

I try my damnedest to avoid mountains like these in summer now.

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