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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby MonGoose » Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:32 pm

The Diving Board on Pyramid. Unfortunately, helmets don't protect against belly flops.
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby thatnissanguy » Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:42 pm

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Mount Bancroft, 02-2010. I took this picture of my buddy Daniel. He ended up with frost bite on his nose.
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby RosieTheSummiter » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:24 pm

Someone's dog stepped right in front of the camera as I was taking this shot on Antero...
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby SurfNTurf » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:00 am

The sad part about this Mt. Massive summit shot is that my pose is completely candid and unintentional. I guess I was channeling my inner silverlynx. I'm the diva in the blue jacket.

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby SilverLynx » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:07 am

SurfNTurf wrote:The sad part about this Mt. Massive summit shot is that my pose is completely candid and unintentional. I guess I was channeling my inner silverlynx. I'm the diva in the blue jacket.

Lookin' mighty fierce, Jeff! LOL :lol:

That is a great pic. The goggles just make it even funnier.
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby I Man » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:23 am

SurfNTurf wrote:The sad part about this Mt. Massive summit shot is that my pose is completely candid and unintentional. I guess I was channeling my inner silverlynx. I'm the diva in the blue jacket.

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby wildlobo71 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:34 am

Mount Yale, 39th Birthday (belated) climb - last one up in deteriorating conditions... 1:30pm; 30-40MPH gusts, 0-10 degrees without windchill, and snowing to the tune of 2-3 inches in 30 minutes. Sat here for three minutes pressing and hoping for the camera to work in the gusts, while I couldn't feel my fingers pressing the buttons... I removed the goggles to see myself "pressing" down... The wind is lifting my balaclava off my neck. After this, the camera froze open. Waist deep nasty in the close-to-solstice dark awaited us for the next 3 hours back to Denny Creek. Camera also broke my fall through a snow-concealing rock-well off the summit... it was not a happy day; but looking back it was as fun as any of them!

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby James Dziezynski » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:52 am

Rosie might be winning :)

Lobo, that's actually a pretty awesome shot.
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby Kiefer » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:08 am

Excellent thread, James!!!
It's like taking the best intention and spinning the worst but funniest outcome on it.

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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby Gareth » Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:52 pm

On the top of Quandary, midnight Sunday.
Who knows.....I look like a half-asleep dope 8-[
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby kushrocks » Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:41 pm

My dog Sophie on the summit of Tabeguache having some issues with her doggles.
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Re: Your WORST summit photos?

Postby mtndude3737 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:42 am

2giqs wrote:Mount Jefferson, North Carolina

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Thanks for reminding us why we love to live in Colorado! (in spite of Pikes Peak and Mt. Evans).

Truly the worst summit I have ever seen.
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