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wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby Exiled Michigander » Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:55 am

Congratulations to wineguy for finishing the 14ers with Little Bear on April 26, 2013!

It was an honor being with you for your last one!

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Postby pioletski » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:00 pm

Congratulations! Now how will you spend the summer?!
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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby KentonB » Sat Apr 27, 2013 3:33 pm

On to the Centennials! :-) Congrats!

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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby dmccool » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:08 pm

Congratulations! Well done on a great finishing peak =D>

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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby Fisching » Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:26 pm

First one of 2013 (at least that I've heard of). Congrats!
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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby Michael J » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:29 pm

Congratulations on a great finish! You couldn't have picked a harder one to finish on!

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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:41 am

Congrats wineguy! I may have met you on the road friday afternoon.

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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby wineguy » Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:21 am

BillMiddlebrook wrote:Congrats wineguy! I may have met you on the road friday afternoon.


I apologize for not recognizing you. You are my hero, this site has saved my life many times. Yes, that was me, I called you an animal when I saw you carrying all the heavy gear up the Lake Como Road.
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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby wineguy » Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:23 am

Michael J wrote:Congratulations on a great finish! You couldn't have picked a harder one to finish on!


It was much harder than I expected above the hourglass, I'll post further details in a trip report.
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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby wineguy » Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:25 am

Exiled Michigander wrote:Congratulations to wineguy for finishing the 14ers with Little Bear on April 26, 2013!

It was an honor being with you for your last one!

=D>

It was a pleasure to climb with you, I couldn't have done it without you.
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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:35 am

wineguy wrote:
BillMiddlebrook wrote:Congrats wineguy! I may have met you on the road friday afternoon.


I apologize for not recognizing you. You are my hero, this site has saved my life many times. Yes, that was me, I called you an animal when I saw you carrying all the heavy gear up the Lake Como Road.

I was sporting my Look at that idiot with all of that friggin' ski gear disquise :) . My plan was to ski Blanca but after getting all the way to 13,200', it was clear the upper 1,000' was unskiable. Oh well. We hope to go back for LB soon - thanks for the conditions update.

It's great to hear the site has helped you and I wish you many more safe climbs. Congrats again on finishing the list on Little Bear, with snow!
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Re: wineguy finishes the 14ers!

Postby MountainHiker » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:37 am

Congratulations. I'll look forward to seeing the trip report.
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