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Centennial Finishers

Colorado 13er questions, conditions, and other info should be posted here. Also includes topics related to 13er Trip Reports
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Centennial Finishers

Postby lavicats » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:09 am

Last Saturday, Richard Larsen summitted, 13,824, Jagged Peak to complete his pursuit of Colorado's 100 highest peaks. Richard's jublilation was tempered with his declaration, "don't wait till you're 65 to scamper up this one". Congratulations to Rich, who hails from the great state of Vermont and is moving like he is 45 instead of 65! =D>

Two days and three summits later Mike Schumacher scrambled to the summit of Pigeon Peak to complete his pursuit of Colorado's 100 highest peaks. Mike's celebratory air was not cooled after an unsuccessful search for the summit register; which he came to find out was reported missing in June with a quick search of Pigeon trip reports on from his smart phone, ah technology! Mike toasted the summit and the awesome depths of the Animas River valley with some well aged Scotch before descending the long, steep slopes back to camp. Congratulations Mike! \:D/

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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby AspenEx » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:40 am

Nice job guys. Those are great summits to finish with.
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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby 14erFred » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:07 am

Congratulations, Rich and Mike, on completing your Centennial quests! Well done, sirs, well done!

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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby JosephG » Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:12 am

Congrats guys! That's a great place to finish.

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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby mattpayne11 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:31 am

Awesome work guys!

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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby globreal » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:37 am


Getting those Cents climbed is every bit as difficult as the original list of 14ers...if not more so!

Way to go guys!
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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby GeezerClimber » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:41 am

Nice to see another old guy out there pickin' up and layin' down. Congrats to anyone who completes the 100---that's big. I don't think I'm going to make it myself.


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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby Yikes » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:44 am

lavicats wrote:moving like he is 45 instead of 65

How come I'm moving like I'm 65 instead of 45? Congratulations! I figured I would easily tack on the centennials after the 14ers, but it is turning out to be a considerable undertaking. Hike on!

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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby mountainjam » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:57 am

Congrats - way to finish the Centennials! Great work!
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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby highcountryhiker » Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:35 pm

Congratulations! Awesome peaks on which to finish.

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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby Wyoming Bob » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:03 pm

Well done, an awesome achievement.
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Re: Centennial Finishers

Postby Kiefer » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:07 pm

Echoing what everyone else has said, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

Finishing the centennials is no easy task. Good job! :)


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