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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby Zoomies2010 » Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:17 am

I ran into a group on Holy Cross yesterday that had a llama carrying all of their gear for them...

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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby Lyssah » Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:51 am

by TravelingMatt » Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:50 am

givemejava wrote:
I am planning on my 1st 14er this Friday. Looking forward to the post-climax climax.



I suggest you do Democrat from the west. Then you can have your post-climax climax in Climax!


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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby sc00badoug » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:49 pm

peter303 wrote:
I saw a dude masterbating on the side of the trail while hiking up San Luis. It was well above tree line and somehow he didn't see us hiking up the trail. :shock:

There is this thing call autoerotic asphyxia- oxygen deprived orgasms- that might be assisted by large changes in altitude. I've read about unfortunates who fatally overdo it now and then. I've never directly tried this, but notice the first one is more intense after several days at another altitude, curiously either direction.


Yes, the asphyxia during orgasm is a fairly wild feeling. Had my encounter on Cameron-Bross saddle, which you think might be too exposed, but there are a few rock formations... didnt feel the need to be sharing with the other people on the mtn that day, lol.

They guy flying a cessna up Stevens Gulch?? Death-wish!! One gust the wrong way and the rest of us have to pack all the pieces out to "leave no trace", beside the fire scar on the side of the hill.

The jet ranger taking pics of wedding must have been operating close to his altitude limit as well.

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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby fleetmack » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:27 pm

Zoomies2010 wrote:I ran into a group on Holy Cross yesterday that had a llama carrying all of their gear for them...


ha, on the register things on trails i almost always check "llama" for "mode of transportation". it's the little things that make me laugh at my own stupidity.
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby akmpolsen » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:33 pm

I sure hope you use a parade bag for that llama...

fleetmack wrote:
Zoomies2010 wrote:I ran into a group on Holy Cross yesterday that had a llama carrying all of their gear for them...


ha, on the register things on trails i almost always check "llama" for "mode of transportation". it's the little things that make me laugh at my own stupidity.
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby TravelingMatt » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:39 pm

fleetmack wrote:
Zoomies2010 wrote:I ran into a group on Holy Cross yesterday that had a llama carrying all of their gear for them...


ha, on the register things on trails i almost always check "llama" for "mode of transportation". it's the little things that make me laugh at my own stupidity.
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby Chicago Transplant » Wed Aug 19, 2009 4:47 pm

On the summit of Arrow Peak in the Grenadiers, the register in the tube said "Handies Peak" at the top, then Handies was crossed off and Arrow put in its place. I think someone "stole" the register from Handies and put it on Arrow instead just to mess with people :lol:
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby LatinOutbackers » Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:28 pm

Too crazy!! :lol:
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby CO Native » Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:07 pm

Is a llama really a mode of travel? I know they carry gear, but could you actually ride one without killing it? :D
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby CO Native » Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:35 pm

Well I'll be.

I like the photo caption with the line "the llama doesn't look too happy."

I don't think I've ever seen a llama that looked happy.
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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby Vicious-Peanut » Fri Aug 21, 2009 6:42 pm

One of my life goals is to hike the Colorado trail with llamas. They should feel at home.

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Re: Craziest Scene on a 14er

Postby Lyssah » Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:54 am

I loved this thread so much I think we should get it going again....

Any new stories out there?
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