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RickSelah
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Bicentennial & Centennial

Post by RickSelah » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:44 pm

My business partner and 2 of our employees were friends and went to school with Ben Brownlee who died over the weekend in the basin near Redcloud. His last social post outlining his trip states: "Knock out 3 bicentennials in 5 miles above the pass that evening. Camp at the redcloud sunshine trailhead below the pass. Saturday climb the unnamed centennials, 2 bi’s and 2 regular 13ers."

I'm a moderately experienced mountain hiker with 27 14ers logged, but am unaware of the terms Bicentennials and Centennials. Guessing its references to sub-13k summits. Anyone care to provide enlightenment?
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Re: Bicentennial & Centennial

Post by dwoodward13 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:46 pm

Centennials refer to the highest 100 ranked peaks in the state, and bicentennials refer to the highest 200 ranked peaks.
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Re: Bicentennial & Centennial

Post by denvermikey » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:46 pm

Centennials are the top 100 ranked peaks in the state and the Bicentennials are top 200.

https://www.14ers.com/13ers/13ers.php?d ... ist=bicent
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Re: Bicentennial & Centennial

Post by Mtnman200 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:31 pm

denvermikey wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:46 pm
Centennials are the top 100 ranked peaks in the state and the Bicentennials are top 200.

https://www.14ers.com/13ers/13ers.php?d ... ist=bicent
The list at that link is incomplete. There’s a five-way tie for no. 198, which means 202 bicentennials, not 200.
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Re: Bicentennial & Centennial

Post by RickSelah » Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:37 pm

Thanks everyone!
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