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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby Matt » Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:05 pm

Sticking to Colorado...

1 - Mountain Town: Telluride or Durango

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Amica's Place to eat in Front Range? Rudy's BBQ, Tacos y Salsas, Pho 95. Del Frisco's or Texas de Brazil if splurging.

4 - Ski Resort? Hands down, Telluride. In the I-70 corridor, Mary Jane easily tops the list for me. Sidecountry area? Backcountry area? Bear Creek off the back of T-Ride

5 - 14er: North Maroon Peak

6 - 13er: Rio Grande Pyramid or Precipice Peak or Mt. Herard. This is too hard.

7 - 12er: Courthouse Mountain or East Spanish Peak

8 - peak below 12k: Mt. Lamborn or Castle Peak

9 - Range: San Juan

10 - Basin: Chicago

11 - Wilderness Area Weiminuche

13 - vehicle for the mountains: FJ Cruiser

14 - place to backpack: San Juan Range

16 - free car camping spot: Not telling

21 - Concert Venue? Red Rocks, Ogden. Favorite Show? Railroad Earth NYE 2011, Phish at Dick's 'round Labor Day

22 - Scenic Byway: Alpine Loop

23 - Highway/Road Pass? Lizard Head on pavement, Imogene or Cinnamon otherwise [/quote]

Beers by region:
SW Colorado = Modus Hoperandi and Steamworks Conductor DIPA.
Sawatch Range = Elevation IPA.
Springs = Trinity FLO IPA on cask
Denver = Great Divide Oak Aged Espresso Yeti and Copper Kettle Mexican Chocolate Stout
Boulder = Avery Dugana
Northern CO = OB Gordon
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby SuperPolok » Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:48 am

These are always fun to read AND to fill out!

1 - Mountain Town: Silverton

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Lake City Bakery Place to eat in Front Range? Cholon, La Carreta in Golden

3 - Gear Shop Bent Gate

4 - Ski Resort? Sidecountry area? Backcountry area? Ski Cooper! Of course I don't ski very often...

5 - 14er: Crestone Needle

6 - 13er: Wheeler Mountain

7 - 12er: The Spearhead, not ranked but oh so sweet

8 - peak below 12k: Point 9,082

9 - Range: Sawatch

10 - Basin: Ruby Basin

11 - Wilderness Area: Collegiate Peak

12 - overall outdoor company: Patagonia

13 - vehicle for the mountains: 4Runner!

14 - place to backpack: Weminuche

15 - Campground: Gem Lake in Snowmass/Maroon Bells

16 - free car camping spot: ?Can't think of one

17 - outdoor crag for sport climbing? Red Rocks, NV Trad climbing? Red Rocks, NV

18 - Alpine route: Ellingwood Ledges on Crestone Needle

19 - Lake: Lake Anne near Ice Mountain

20 - Book on climbing (can be a guidebook as well): Starlight and Storm by Gaston Rebuffat

21 - Concert Venue? Anywhere smaller and intimate (i.e. not Red Rocks) Favorite Show? The Hives, Black Keys, Franz Ferdinand

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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby bonehead » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:42 pm

Brian Thomas wrote:1 - Mountain Town
Silverton or Marble are pretty cool

Marble IS NOT a "Mountain Town".
Marble is not even a Town.
No gas, No bread, No milk, No beer, No Pizza.
Nothing Available Here.
Please Stay Away!!!!!

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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby Carl » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:55 pm

12er: I forgot about Sharkstooth. Fun peak.
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby highpilgrim » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:55 pm

bonehead wrote:
Brian Thomas wrote:1 - Mountain Town
Silverton or Marble are pretty cool
No gas, No bread, No milk, No beer, No Pizza.
Nothing Available Here.
Please Stay Away!!!!!


Ah yes, but Marble does have good BBQ, a very cool history, and an interesting community of artists. If you bring your own beer some of them are willing to drink with you.

And Marblefest is fun.

Of course there are a few curmudgeons around the neighborhood, but meh, who cares.
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby bonehead » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:09 pm

Channelling the Deuce?????
Or are you the Deuce?

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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby ChrisRoberts » Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:59 pm

Cool seeing The Spearhead getting so much love...despite not having climbed it yet. Coming up on the list
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby Corn » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:17 pm

Hopefully this year I get the chance to fill in some of the blanks.

1 - Mountain Town- Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Moonlight Pizza, Salida. Place to eat in Front Range? Rudie's BBQ, CS

3 - Gear Shop-REI

4 - Ski Resort?- Bridger Bowl, Bozeman, MT

5 - 14er-Tabeguache Peak (so far)

6 - 13er-

7 - 12er-

8 - peak below 12k- Zugspitze

9 - Range- Sangre de Cristo

11 - Wilderness Area- Sangre de Cristo

12 - outdoor company-Salomon

13 - vehicle for the mountains-Jeep or my '79 Land Rover SIII 109

14 - place to backpack-Rainbow Trail

16 - free car camping spot-

17 - outdoor crag for sport climbing?-
Trad climbing?-

19 - Lake- South Colony

20 - Book on climbing (can be a guidebook as well)- Southern Front Range Trail Guide - Trails within 50 miles of Pueblo, Colorado

21 - Trail Snack?-Mandarin orange

22 - Scenic Byway-Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway (I know it will change when i finally get to the Million Dollar Highway)

23 - Highway/Road Pass? Mountain Pass?- Hermit Pass

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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby colorado yooper » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:35 pm

1 - Mountain Town- Ouray

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Place to eat in Front Range? McGinty's in Divide for both

3 - Gear Shop- Mt Chalet

4 - Ski Resort? Sidecountry area? Backcountry area? Monarch, Pikes Peak, Any 10mtn hut

5 - 14er- Kit Carson

6 - 13er (Carl Dowdy is exempt from having to answer this one)

7 - 12er

8 - peak below 12k

9 - Range-

10 - Basin

11 - Wilderness Area- Lost Creek

12 - overall outdoor company-

13 - vehicle for the mountains- Subaru Forester

14 - place to backpack- Browns Creek

15 - Campground- 11 Mile

16 - free car camping spot- Any trail head

17 - outdoor crag for sport climbing? Trad climbing? Red Rock Canyon, 11 mile or Turkey Rocks

18 - Alpine route- Ellingwood Ridge

19 - Lake- Browns

20 - Book on climbing (can be a guidebook as well)- Fifty Classic Climbs

21 - Concert Venue? Favorite Show? - Red Rocks

22 - Scenic Byway-

23 - Highway/Road Pass? Mountain Pass? -
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby CO Native » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:57 pm

1 - Mountain Town Ouray

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Place to eat in Front Range? Blue Iguana in Gunnison. McGinty's

3 - Gear Shop Mountain Equipment Recyclers

4 - Ski Resort? Sidecountry area? Backcountry area? Monarch

5 - 14er Any San Juan 14er

6 - 13er (Carl Dowdy is exempt from having to answer this one) Gannett

7 - 12er Mount Sopris

8 - peak below 12k Pulver Mountain

9 - Range San Juan

10 - Basin Yankee Boy

11 - Wilderness Area Weminuche

12 - overall outdoor company Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Columbia, Marmot

13 - vehicle for the mountains Jeep

14 - place to backpack Weminuche

15 - Campground Ouray KOA

16 - free car camping spot Yeah like I'm going to tell all of you where it is. 8)

17 - outdoor crag for sport climbing? Trad climbing? RRCOS

18 - Alpine route SnowCap

19 - Lake Lake San Cristobal

20 - Book on climbing (can be a guidebook as well) Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

21 - Concert Venue? Favorite Show? The stars on a moonless night from deep in the Weminuche Wilderness.

22 - Scenic Byway Alpine Loop

23 - Highway/Road Pass? Mountain Pass? Dallas Divide. Columbine Pass.
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby cheeseburglar » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:58 pm

1 - Mountain Town
Glenwood Springs

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Place to eat in Front Range?
A BBQ grill where a friend is cooking and I’m observing

3 - Gear Shop
Summit Canyon

4 - Ski Resort? Sidecountry area? Backcountry area?
Sunlight, Vail, West Elks

5 - 14er
Cap

6 - 13er (Carl Dowdy is exempt from having to answer this one)
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7 - 12er
Sopris

8 - peak below 12k
Compass Peak

9 – Range
West Elk

10 – Basin
That one that you go up to get to Peak L and Q

11 - Wilderness Area
Flat Tops

12 - overall outdoor company
Marmot

13 - vehicle for the mountains
Subaru Outback pre 2011

14 - place to backpack
West Elks

15 – Campground
Silver Star, Maroon Bells

16 - free car camping spot
All of them

17 - outdoor crag for sport climbing? Trad climbing?
an illegal spot off the Colorado River. The Narrows.

18 - Alpine route
Any route someone will lead me up.

19 - Lake
the one you get to if go past the Capital trailhead, park, and hike a bit.

20 - Book on climbing (can be a guidebook as well)
Gerry’s book

21 - Concert Venue? Favorite Show?
Autzen stadium, GD before Jerry died.

22 - Scenic Byway
CO 133

23 - Highway/Road Pass? Mountain Pass?
McClure Pass. Mountain pass- the one north of Wetterhorn.
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Re: Lists of Favorites

Postby EatinHardtack » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:50 pm

1 - Mountain Town
Ouray, but Gunnison and Salida are sweet also

2 - Place to eat in Mountains? Place to eat in Front Range?
Amicas or Moonlight in Salida. Trinity Brewing in the Springs

3 - Gear Shop
Bentgate, and I live in Colorado Springs

4 - Ski Resort? Sidecountry area? Backcountry area?
Vail, yes chastise me! Vail Pass for sled access backcountry.

5 - 14er
Wetterhorn, The Needle is a close second

6 - 13er
Citadel with another close second being London Mountain, I think it’s a cool under rated peak

7 - 12er
What the hell is that?

8 - peak below 12k
Blodgett before the fire

9 – Range
San Juans

10 – Basin
Blue Lakes

12 - overall outdoor company
First Ascent, Black Diamond

13 - vehicle for the mountains
My 4runner

14 - place to backpack
Daytrips, fast (relative term for me) and light

16 - free car camping spot
Not telling

19 – Lake
Sky Pond

20 - Book on climbing
Any skiing guidebook

21 - Concert Venue? Favorite Show?
Red Rocks or The Fillmore. Slrightly Stoopid with Snoopdog, that was one fun concert.

22 - Scenic Byway
50

23 - Highway/Road Pass?
Independence

24 – Beer?
Too many to count at this time. Flo IPA at Trinity is my favourite here in the Springs.
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