joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby Chicago Transplant » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:23 am

Congrats Joel! It was cool running into you again in Chicago Basin earlier this year, I am sure we will see each other around.
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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby cbrobin » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:08 am

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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby CRAIGO » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:59 am

Congrats! Huge accomplishment!

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Postby sunny1 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:03 pm

Way to go! What a journey, eh? Congrats!! :-D =D>
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Postby Mountain Ninja » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:04 pm

Congrats, Joel! Sawtooth was an awesome way to complete the 14ers. Great work!!
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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby Yog » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:10 pm

Congratulations Joe!!! Well done =D>
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Postby AndYouSeeMe » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:25 pm

Congrats, Joel! It was great running into you on S Maroon.
Great work!
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Postby djkest » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:27 pm

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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby cheeseburglar » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:54 pm

Done with style. Thanks for carrying the champagne.
And bonus points for staying on the sawtooth ridge.
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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby joelmpaula » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:25 am

Thanks everyone for the congrats. A big thanks to Taylor's and cheese burglar for being such great climbing partners and showing me the ropes. The 14ers list took me three and a half years. In order to finish the list this year took many long weekends. Here is the list of 14ers I climbed to finish this summer. Mt. Wilson, El Diente peak, Wilson peak, San Luis peak, Wetterhorn peak, Sneffels, Windom peak, Sunlight peak, Capital peak, North Maroon peak, Crestone peak, Crestone needle, Kit Carson peak, Humbolt, Mt lindsey and Mt. Evans. For those who have not climbed all of the 14ers set your goals high and climb safe.

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Re: joelmpaula finishes the 14ers!

Postby Fisching » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:44 am

Congrats! Good weekend for finishers apparently
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