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TR - Britton Hill, FL (345')

14ers in California and Washington state or any other peak in the USA
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Postby Joe32 » Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:12 am

Classic, hahaha

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Postby Slow Moving Fun Seeker » Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:21 am

Nicely done! Gave me a good laugh. I had to explain the humor to my 12-year old, though.
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Postby vermonster » Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:57 am

Any marmots/gators to deal with?
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Postby CRAIGO » Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:40 pm

Great views from the top! I bet that was an amazing sense of accomplishment!

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Postby adrift » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:20 am

If you're ready for more challenges, here are Florida's centennial peaks

http://americasroof.com/highest/fl.shtml

Coming in at #97 is 36' Big Cockroach Mound.

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Postby JoeyJ » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:30 am

Excellent! You had me laughing from the beginning 1 ft elevation gain! The route photos are as good as Bills, if not better!

I have never voted on a TR before, but will definitely make yours the first and give you the big 5 stars! * * * * *
You're a true comedian 8)

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Postby Tropical Flab » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:33 am

Wow! That's a great list. I'll be in Colorado next week (Yale, La Plata, Elbert), but I'm going to start hitting these as soon as I come back. (6 of the top 30 are within 45 minutes of my house. Big Cockroach Mound looks like it's only about an hour away too!

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Postby mrkite1977 » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:36 am

Oh, man that made me laugh so hard. Thanks for helping me through a Friday that is dragging...

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Postby JoeyJ » Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:57 am

Although... after further consideration- there may be a dispute!

Since you used an SUV (summit upclimb vehicle) to further travel up the trailhead, you may be required to return to the scene and walk back a ways to make the climb legit! Take a certified GPS (photograph the reading) and walk back at least 300 ft to verify the excruciating 300 ft horizontal rule :)

That should cover you and give you full credit for the fantastic climb!

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Postby cftbq » Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:08 am

Totally cool! My daughter lived in Florida for about a year, but never managed to conquer this awesome summit!
I have been to the mountaintop, and I have seen the force
and the power that animates the universe. That may not
match up with your anthropomorphic or teleological idea of
what "god" is, but it's good enough for me.

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Postby JimR » Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:16 am

Do you need 4wd to get to the TH, or will a high-clearance 2wd suffice?
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Postby CarolinaGirl » Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:41 am

I can't wait until I have the experience and confidence to go for that summit :)
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Creation's revealing Your majesty...'

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