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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby tlongpine » Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:39 am

harrise wrote:Even has dogs in it!

So much for keeping politics off the mountain.
I am unable to walk away from the mountain without climbing it. An unclimbed mountain tugs at my consciousness with the eternal weight of time itself. Until I've pressed my face into it's alpine winds, hugged it's ancient granite walls, and put it's weathered summit beneath my heal I'm unable to resist it's attraction.Knowing nature gives the mountain more time than she gives us adds urgency to the obsession. As has been said before; the mountain doesn't care.

It can wait forever. I cannot.

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby FCSquid » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:38 am

Kiefer wrote:Image
Crestone Needle, July 2004

Holy cow, Keifer - you look like you were about 2 seconds away from playing "Human Lightning Rod" ...
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby LoveThisSite » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:49 am


You'd think I'd have the sense to at least show my face on top of Rainier..

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby James Dziezynski » Sat Sep 29, 2012 12:41 pm

Jaymz -- were you in the witness protection agency.

Johnson - Hey, it could be worse... that's a scary move, some trousers might have a ummm bit more color in the back :)
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby Abbey » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:02 pm

Hokie Climber split his pants on the Sunlight summit block because he was so excited \:D/
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby jlarocco » Sat Sep 29, 2012 11:25 pm

I think this is Mt. Harvard from the summit of Yale:


A stranger's dog on Quandary:


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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby nyker » Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:39 am

ah, brings back fond memories of Lindsey! Not in a place where Î can post a photo, but click on my trip report link below and scroll down to the great summit shot.

Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby MonGoose » Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:23 am

harrise wrote:Even has dogs in it!

Is that Paul Ryan?

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby DeucesWild » Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:53 am

MonGoose wrote:Is that Paul Ryan?

No, on that day Ryan was running his sub three hour marathon. In his mind.

And it's not Romney either. Mitt never climbs with his pup. He leaves it in the crate on top of his car.
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby dcbates80911 » Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:31 pm

OK...I will play.

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby SilverLynx » Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:03 pm

Why Matt, you look so cold!
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby vonmackle » Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:56 pm

Bison Peak in a slight breeze
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Not a summit photo, but a good demonstration of my fondness for exposure
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