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Congratulations

Postby christina » Sun Sep 10, 2006 9:41 am

from Jim and Christina...we were the couple you and Andrew met on the Eolus / Windom / Sunlight trip !

We're still only at 24 and have a few more years to go to finish them all.

All the best to you !
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Postby ShadyHater69 » Sun Sep 10, 2006 12:36 pm

I think we saw you on the way up saturday! We summited at 3PM in a huge snowstorm and made it back to the trailhead by 8:30...man it was rough. What time did you summit? We passed two groups coming down in the amphitheatre as we were heading up.

Anyways, congrats!
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Postby Chicago Transplant » Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:46 pm

Congrats Jordan! Let me know what you are up to with winter ascents, I would like to try and get a few in winter myself. Elbert in winter has eluded me twice and is high on my winter to-do list!

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Postby Jcwhite » Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:01 pm

ShadyHater69 wrote:I think we saw you on the way up saturday! We summited at 3PM in a huge snowstorm and made it back to the trailhead by 8:30...man it was rough. What time did you summit? We passed two groups coming down in the amphitheatre as we were heading up.

Anyways, congrats!


We summited at 8:15 AM in a nice clearing that gave us great views across to the bells, but as soon as we left the summit we got a lot of snow again.

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Re: Congratulations

Postby Jcwhite » Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:02 pm

christina wrote:from Jim and Christina...we were the couple you and Andrew met on the Eolus / Windom / Sunlight trip !

We're still only at 24 and have a few more years to go to finish them all.

All the best to you !
Christina


Hey thanks, are you and Jim still interested in the winter stuff at all?

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Postby Rockymtnhigh69 » Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:19 pm

Congrats Jordan... That is pretty awesome.. I probably have about 5 years until I finish them.... :cry:
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Postby Jcwhite » Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:48 pm

Rockymtnhigh69 wrote:Congrats Jordan... That is pretty awesome.. I probably have about 5 years until I finish them.... :cry:

dont be in too much of a hurry...you have plenty of time left...

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Postby SarahT » Tue Sep 12, 2006 2:26 pm

Congrats Jordan. Looks like we finished our 14er quests on the same day! I had it a little easier though. Tabeguache in the snow.

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Postby Floyd » Tue Sep 12, 2006 2:41 pm

Excellent Job Jordan! Hope to see you next month for a run at the "triple feat."

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Postby Jcwhite » Tue Sep 12, 2006 2:49 pm

SarahT wrote:Congrats Jordan. Looks like we finished our 14er quests on the same day! I had it a little easier though. Tabeguache in the snow.

Yeah congrats to you as well, I'm thinking of continuing on with the centennials if you ever need a climbing partner.
Floyd wrote:Excellent Job Jordan! Hope to see you next month for a run at the "triple feat."

Yeah, hopefully some of this snow melts because it could make a speed ascent harry.

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Dream realized

Postby Lyssah » Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:25 am

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Something I aspire to do, having only completed 15 i have a ways to go, but your profile and experiences are definitely inspiring!! :!:
I've heard the organization that sponsers the registries on the summits send you a plaque upon completion of all the mountains they consider fourteeners....is this true??

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Postby glodder » Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:29 am

Good work Jordan, and congrats to you too, Sarah!

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