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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby Aubrey » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:58 pm

LoneStar wrote:... y'all aren't catching it in the right light ... squint just right and you see Lou DIAMOND Phillips ...

I think Beth Rodden free soloed the Lou Diamond route.

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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby Aubrey » Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:03 pm

aerohr wrote:... So, I can see the face... I think its pretty well defined. May the Long Face become a new landmark!
... until it collapses as well.

I might point out that my photo was taken from Mt. Lady Washington. From the Boulderfield, that "profile" above the Keyhole might just look like a pile of rocks.

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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby Mel McKinney » Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:22 am

Aubrey wrote:[-X For all you skeptics out there, how do you explain this? Sure, you'll probably say it's just a bunch of water stains ... but I see something there.


No wonder it's considered a class 4 move to get to the summit!
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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby covfrrider » Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:01 am

I haven't seen any faces in the rocks, but sometimes I feel like I'm being watched... 8-[
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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby Bill Cummings » Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:15 am

You folks obviously need the San Antonio interpretation to help you out on this. This profile is actually the image of...the Virgin Mary. By way of proof, I have a tortilla and a stained concrete wall that exactly match this profile. If you have any trouble seeing this, suck down a couple (or several) margaritas--San Antonio style--and take another look.
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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby Jim Davies » Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:58 pm

You are all obviously beginners at this, and need to consult the masters.
Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall — it's great when you stop. -- Chris Darwin

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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby rlw49 » Tue Jun 03, 2008 5:51 pm

That's just not right! I'll have to have a few brews to erase the Longs Peak picture.

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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby Aubrey » Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:03 pm

Jim Davies wrote:You are all obviously beginners at this, and need to consult the masters.

I wasn't going to shamelessly plug the second edition, which isn't even on shelves yet, but since you mentioned it:


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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby GeneralBenson » Sun Jun 08, 2008 7:07 pm

aboynamedmargrette wrote:I found that if you catch the East face just at the right time in the morning, you can see David Hasselhoff.


Someone needs to go up and wax the Daimond again.

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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby unclegar » Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:58 pm

I've noticed this before at the Keyhole and I've also been on the summit of Mt. Lady Washington before, so maybe that's why. I see things like this all the time; especially on the return part of the hike when exhaustion is setting in. The brain either gets more creative or the old body just doesn't have as much O2 to send that way, I'm not sure. I AM heading to Chicago Basin next month so I'll definitely have to take a closer look at the summit block of Sunlight. I failed to appreciate the water stains last time. (it was also cloudy and sprinkling last time)
I'll have to avert my eyes from the Diamond on future trips to Longs. :lol:
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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby MtnHub » Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:44 am

Interesting that many are just seeing this now. It was the first thing I noticed about the "Keyhole" on my very first climb of Longs back in 1992. I've always thought the face profile was much more obvious and significant than a "keyhole" one. Always have been confused as to why it looked like a keyhole to everyone, as a "keyhole" to me should be oriented vertically, not horizontally.

I've also always thought of it as CO's "Stone Head" vs. the old New Hampshire "Stone Head," which alas is now no more. :(

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Re: Profile above Keyhole

Postby bonehead » Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:22 am

When a shattered rock wall at sunset isn't talking to you enough.
Maybe you need to try the clouds. Or even the tiled bathroom floor.
Look long enough, you should get the picture.

I have seen the Energizer Bunny in the clouds.
Hasn't everyone?
Lots of invading star ships; whatever you want.
I like it all.
Good Luck on your own search.

Ever wonder who and how the Constellations were named.
But then, you might think I'm the weird one.

If you don't see faces everywhere, in every thing, then well;
maybe that's a blessing.


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