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Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

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Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby painless4u2 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:47 pm

Check this out:

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Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby jdorje » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:57 pm

Being over 14k feet (old news) does not a 14er make, however. Otherwise, North Crestone Peak would have been challenging climbers for some time.

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Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:00 pm

It's April already?
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Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby jdorje » Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:02 pm

Good god man. Are we limiting bad internet pranks to just one day a year now???
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Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby Tortoise1 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:00 pm

April 1st and from someone who lives in Land of Fruits and Nuts.

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Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby NM_Hiker » Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:09 pm

If you're thinking the prank is about the Twinkie break, you're mistaken. Twinkies made a comeback :-D

Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby its_not_a_tuba » Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:11 pm

The Rocky Mountain News is still in print!!!???? Yippie! Oh wait...
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Re: Sunlight Spire Declared a 14er!

Postby Rocky_Mtn_Bryon » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:45 am

All jokes aside, Sunlight Spire is over 14K now right? The new measurements pushed it up I think. Maybe it should be added to the 'expanded' list, not that I will be in a great hurry to try and climb it.

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