First person to climb Colorado's highest 1800 peaks.

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Re: First person to climb Colorado's highest 1800 peaks.

Post by RichH » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:41 pm

Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:56 am
On 10-11-11, Ken Nolan became the first person to complete all of Colorado's highest 1800 peaks, finishing on Tater Heap.

When Micah and I were descending Tabeguache with him last year, Micah asked, "So Ken, are you retired now and just climb 14ers all the time?"

Ken replied, "Well, my boss is beginning to think so."
For some reason I just came across this post. I think I was his boss when this happened. The only thing Ken did better than climb mountains was his job...
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Re: First person to climb Colorado's highest 1800 peaks.

Post by Bombay2Boulder » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:10 pm

I can't even comprehend the level of dedication needed for this. Congrats!
I am really curious how the private property peak logistics were. I can only imagine there might be a lot of 11ers and 12ers in the state that are on private land.
Amazing feat. Congrats again. =D>
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Re: First person to climb Colorado's highest 1800 peaks.

Post by nyker » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:32 pm

Amazing! :shock:

According to the CMC, Ken was an early Adirondack '46er finisher before moving from NY to Colorado and then climbed Longs as his first 14er \:D/
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Re: First person to climb Colorado's highest 1800 peaks.

Post by smoove » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:21 am

RichH wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:41 pm
Dancesatmoonrise wrote:
Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:56 am
On 10-11-11, Ken Nolan became the first person to complete all of Colorado's highest 1800 peaks, finishing on Tater Heap.

When Micah and I were descending Tabeguache with him last year, Micah asked, "So Ken, are you retired now and just climb 14ers all the time?"

Ken replied, "Well, my boss is beginning to think so."
For some reason I just came across this post. I think I was his boss when this happened. The only thing Ken did better than climb mountains was his job...
Wow, it’s sad looking at this thread and realizing some of these great guys aren’t with us anymore.
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