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Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Need a climbing partner? Trying to form a hiking group for an outing?

Are you planning to be at the Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer?

Poll ended at Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:33 pm

Yes, I'm definitely planning on being there!
37
76%
No, can't make it this time. : (
12
24%
Yes, but I told my wife I'd be skiing, so please don't tell her I'm on a 14er again.
0
No votes
Yes, but my husband thinks I think he'll be skiing. Imagine his surprise. : )
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 49

Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby gonzalj » Tue Nov 01, 2011 5:29 pm

metalmountain wrote:
Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
jpfeif001 wrote: When is the next gathering?


I know, that one was a blast.
Someone will post something. That's usually all it takes to get the 14ers wrecking crew out for a party. :lol:


Thanks again to all the crazy 14ers characters that made this last event so sweetly memorable.... :wink:



How about a New Years Eve hike?! That would fall on a Saturday this year. New Years Day is out for several obvious reasons.


That would be pretty sweet in my mind (weather permitting of course).

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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby Paula » Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:15 pm

metalmountain wrote:How about a New Years Eve hike?! That would fall on a Saturday this year. New Years Day is out for several obvious reasons.


I got guilt tripped out of hiking last New Years, I'm definitely there this year.

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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby kushrocks » Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:30 pm

Paula wrote:
metalmountain wrote:How about a New Years Eve hike?! That would fall on a Saturday this year. New Years Day is out for several obvious reasons.


I got guilt tripped out of hiking last New Years, I'm definitely there this year.


I am so in for this that would make the New Years evening celebration that much more rewarding . . . and the horrible hangover the following day that much more tolerable.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby tommyboy360 » Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:58 pm

Doug Shaw wrote:Rangers fan, Terry? 'Cause you appear to be thinking about baseball...


or Margaret Thatcher! funny reply. big time lol
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby jpfeif001 » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:51 pm

metalmountain wrote:
Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
jpfeif001 wrote: When is the next gathering?


I know, that one was a blast.
Someone will post something. That's usually all it takes to get the 14ers wrecking crew out for a party. :lol:


Thanks again to all the crazy 14ers characters that made this last event so sweetly memorable.... :wink:



How about a New Years Eve hike?! That would fall on a Saturday this year. New Years Day is out for several obvious reasons.


That sounds good to me. Tentively I am in. What peak? Kind of need something in fairly close proximaty to Denver, want to be able to get back in time for my hangover warmups. A 13er anyone or a 12er. Perhaps something that has good ski routes down.
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby DeucesWild » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:18 am

MountainFever wrote:I'm in for this new years hike!!!!


Me too! Love your blog, BTW!
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby bhess86 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:29 am

A New Year's Eve hike would be worth driving down from Cheyenne for!
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby gonzalj » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:19 am

How about a New Years Eve hike?! That would fall on a Saturday this year. New Years Day is out for several obvious reasons.[/quote]

That sounds good to me. Tentively I am in. What peak? Kind of need something in fairly close proximaty to Denver, want to be able to get back in time for my hangover warmups. A 13er anyone or a 12er. Perhaps something that has good ski routes down.[/quote]

Yeah, I would definitely be up for a 13er close to Denver that we could potentially skin up & ski down.

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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby SurfNTurf » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:27 am

Bierstadt (depending on closures)? North Star? Cupid/Sniktau/Grizzly?

Yes, I'm being purely selfish with these suggestions. But these would be accessible to just about anyone.

We could be lame and do Sherman. (Barfing noises.)
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby Jon Frohlich » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:57 am

New Year's Eve on North Star would be fun. I could go for that.

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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby kushrocks » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:10 pm

I would prefer to stick to a 14er personally. Either way unless there is some potential blizzard im in for New Years Eve . . . . . and possibly some suggestions on places to go for an after party. \:D/
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“The best climber in the world is the one who is having all the fun.” – Alex Lowe
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Re: Third Annual 14ers Winter Welcomer! (Update & RVSP)

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:20 pm

jpfeif001 wrote:something in fairly close proximaty to Denver...


I'm hoping to get Evans this winter, so I'd probably be up for it on NYE...


Other easier ones I'm looking at this winter include Antero, Belford, Oxford, Ellingwood, and Lindsey.
Longs north face would be nuts for a group effort but could make a fun summit for NYE if conditions permitted. Heck, we could even fix a rope or two.

And then, I've always wondered about taking the Adaman track up Pikes on NYE, watching the fireworks from up there, and coming down in the moonlight.


Should have a half moon in the sky on NYE...

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