SeanO smashes WY 13er record

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Re: SeanO smashes WY 13er record

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Congrats, Dr. Dirtbag!

What about bringing AK-47 to the top of Absarokas? Aren't you supposed to do FKT in the same style as your predecessor?
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cedica wrote: Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:48 pm What about bringing AK-47 to the top of Absarokas? Aren't you supposed to do FKT in the same style as your predecessor?
No, it takes a certain kind of special to bring an AK to the top of a peak. A can of bear spray is more effective and doesn't scream for attention.

Sean already got his fill of grizzly action watching 2 adult bears and 2 cubs scamper down from ~12k on Washakie needles a few days earlier when we climbed it just before he started the FKT. Figured that was a good sign that the rest of the peaks would be a bear-free experience :-D
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Now this is an incredible headline I'd like to see on the news- well done and congratulations Seano! :bicep:
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mtn_nut wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:02 pm
cedica wrote: Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:48 pm What about bringing AK-47 to the top of Absarokas? Aren't you supposed to do FKT in the same style as your predecessor?
No, it takes a certain kind of special to bring an AK to the top of a peak. A can of bear spray is more effective and doesn't scream for attention.

Sean already got his fill of grizzly action watching 2 adult bears and 2 cubs scamper down from ~12k on Washakie needles a few days earlier when we climbed it just before he started the FKT. Figured that was a good sign that the rest of the peaks would be a bear-free experience :-D
Exactly my thinking on Francs! There are only a couple thousand grizzlies in Greater Yellowstone, and I knew that those four were at least 5-10 miles away, so my odds were pretty good even unarmed. Honestly, the only way I like to see bears and assault rifles together is Bear Cavalry.
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Post by Eli Boardman »

Congrats Sean! Great to see innovative new lines between some of those peaks.


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mtn_nut wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:02 pm
cedica wrote: Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:48 pm What about bringing AK-47 to the top of Absarokas? Aren't you supposed to do FKT in the same style as your predecessor?
No, it takes a certain kind of special to bring an AK to the top of a peak. A can of bear spray is more effective and doesn't scream for attention.
Still mad I wouldn't give you a gpx for Blacktooth, eh? :-k
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