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Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Need a climbing partner? Trying to form a hiking group for an outing?
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby ChrisFol » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:15 pm

Aaron2014 wrote:Ya, that's cool with me. I'll probably just meet you guys at the trailhead in the morning though because i'll be camping out there. What time were you thinking?

Now just to find something to climb on saturday... Bierstadt, Quandry, suggestions...?


I may be interested in an overnighter for Bierstadt or Quandry on Saturday 26th and then camp overnight for Kelso on Sunday.
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby Derek » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:39 pm

ChrisFol wrote:I have a regular passenger car (2wd)-- not checked the TH description to see if it will make it, but if it can then I don't mind driving from Denver (Wash Park area) and if it can't then I do not mind chipping in for gas if someone else is willing to drive.


I'm expecting to hike up the entire road, so I'm not going to even bother taking my truck. I'm think TH (bottom of the road off from I70) around 7ish? I'm not up for an early morning.

Aaron2014 wrote:Now just to find something to climb on saturday... Bierstadt, Quandry, suggestions...?


Just a thought, but if you're planning on Kelso, why not just hike up the road and camp at the summer TH of Stevens Gulch? Then hike Grays and/or Torreys for your Saturday hike? Save you some distance on Sunday, and its a nice place to camp.

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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby Derek » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:02 am

Still planning on Kelso Sunday morning, starting from the TH (well, the lot off from I70 before heading up the road) at 7:00AM. I'm taking my car (black Jetta) and so far I am with one person for sure. A couple of others arent sure. So if someone wanted to meet at Trex at 6:00AM I can probably take someone else with. Let me know or PM me, otherwise I'll probably just head straight up in the morning.

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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby SenadR » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:44 am

Derek wrote:Still planning on Kelso Sunday morning, starting from the TH (well, the lot off from I70 before heading up the road) at 7:00AM. I'm taking my car (black Jetta) and so far I am with one person for sure. A couple of others arent sure. So if someone wanted to meet at Trex at 6:00AM I can probably take someone else with. Let me know or PM me, otherwise I'll probably just head straight up in the morning.

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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby dh42891 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:58 pm

Anyone still looking at a Saturday climb?

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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby vince_city02 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:37 pm

Im looking to climb Sherman via iowa gulch tomorrow morning. My partners bailed on me cause they like Beaver Creek groomers and cookies at 3. Anyone want to join? I live in Eagle-Vail so I cant help with a ride but I enjoy sarcasm and sharing oatmeal cream pies.

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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby Brian Thomas » Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:46 pm

Was interested in joining for Kelso on Sunday but considering the weather and possible weather-induced I-70 traffic I'll pass. Have fun up there and be safe...
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby nkan02 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:34 pm

I might be interested as well - depending on the weather on Sunday.
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby Derek » Sun Mar 27, 2011 4:53 pm

Nice seeing everyone today. 4 of us ended up making the trip, but turned around 300' and 0.5 miles from the summit due to conditions. Oh well...next time! Still a great day out.

--Derek

Kimo with Kelso Ridge in the background:
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby nkan02 » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:04 pm

Gentlemen,
It was a great pleasure hiking with you. It was certainly an interesting day due to weather. Personally, I was surprised we made it that far. Please keep me in mind for future hikes.
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby kimo » Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:36 pm

Now you see it.

Now you don't.

What a great day.

Good times, good times...

March 27 10:04 AM.
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March 27 11:48 AM.
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Re: Front Range this weekend (Mar 26-27)

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:46 pm

kimo wrote:


Now you see it.

Now you don't.

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. . . . Kimo, beautiful shot. Stark, classic, simple, power point thirds. Love it.

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