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Pikes via the crags on a weekday

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Re: Pikes via the crags on a weekday

Postby waller19 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:57 pm

nkan02 wrote:We did it! Dave and I managed to pull through despite the strong winds


nice!! well done. were you and dave the only ones who managed to summit?

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Re: Pikes via the crags on a weekday

Postby hunterwf » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:16 pm

Congrats, They were the only two. 2 of us had equipment issues and the other came down because I was his ride. I am already searching the NET to replace that gear so I can make another winter attempt. Dave and Natalie, good work.
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Re: Pikes via the crags on a weekday

Postby Waggs » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:22 pm

Congrats!

=D> =D> =D>

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Re: Pikes via the crags on a weekday

Postby nkan02 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:11 pm

Thanks!!! Waggs - we had "to move it, move it", as it was darn cold and windy :)
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Re: Pikes via the crags on a weekday

Postby metalmountain » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:35 am

waller19 wrote:
nkan02 wrote:We did it! Dave and I managed to pull through despite the strong winds


nice!! well done. were you and dave the only ones who managed to summit?



Good job guys!
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