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summit stalkers

Post by d_baker » Tue May 29, 2018 5:32 pm

Am I the only one that takes pictures of summit registers?
This one is particularly disturbing due to the stalking nature of it....unless Steve is ok with that. ;)
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by bergsteigen » Tue May 29, 2018 6:26 pm

I’ve seen some funny ones calling people out. I’m sure I have the photos somewhere
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by highpilgrim » Wed May 30, 2018 8:01 am

I do this sometimes as well. It's fun to see who gets around. Usually, it's the same cast of characters.

To wit:
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Paula » Wed May 30, 2018 8:29 am

I have the same pic, but with 2 extra years of water damage.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by highpilgrim » Wed May 30, 2018 9:01 am

Paula wrote:but with 2 extra years of water damage.
But not many more names, I'm thinking. Lots of interesting traffic on an unnamed 13er.

Quite the cast of luminaries of the .com and just on those two pages. (in no particular order)

1) The Roaches
2) Furthermomre
3) Traveling Matt
4) Rijaca
5) Del Sur
6) Alyson Kirk
7) Layne Bracy
8) Bergsteigen
9) Paula
10) Chicago Transplant (oops) :mrgreen:
11) Mennoguy + Buddy Ben
12) Mark Schmalz
13) Dick Derkase

I'm sure there are more on there...that was a quick skim.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Chicago Transplant » Wed May 30, 2018 9:11 am

Funny how I can tell what peak that was just by my entry... UN 13460 in the Sawatch. :lol:

I don't take many pictures of the registers, but I see the same names all the time. Sometimes just missing someone from the forum by a day that I have never met. Usually if I take a register pic its of the first page for a really old one to capture the placement date. I have seen a couple from the 50s and 60s and even one from the 40s!
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Monster5 » Wed May 30, 2018 9:20 am

Chicago Transplant wrote:...in the Sawatch.
I cringe internally at any mention of a Sawatch 13er outside of a certain wilderness area.

This one has been around with some impressive names, including by the Briggs duo trying to do a full range traverse.
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Once, I hit a peak about a week after a few 14ers members. One group had been following another group and they didn't get along. That group drew an arrow to the previous climber and wrote "she's a bitch." It was probably the most petty things I've seen on a summit. Imagine a family getting up there enjoying themselves and proud, only to see petty internet drama spilling over onto a register.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Chicago Transplant » Wed May 30, 2018 9:22 am

I loved finding that Peak E register, my mom was only 2 weeks old when it was placed. 8)
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Matt » Wed May 30, 2018 12:32 pm

This thread's fun! Keep 'em coming. I've seen a lot of really funny ones over the years, but would need to dig them out.
I've run in to the Roach a couple times in registers:
This is from atop 13123, now called "Woods Peak"across from El Diente. I was feeling really peaced out.
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This was what sufficed as a register on Hualapai Peak, the Mohave County (AZ) highpoint on 4/23/2009.
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I'm sure there are more on there...that was a quick skim.
You can add Mennoguy (remember when we met him on Mosquito Pass?) + buddy Ben, as well as 13er finisher Mark Schmalz.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Bombay2Boulder » Wed May 30, 2018 1:10 pm

Mt. Oklahoma. Quite a few forum frequents in here. Also Huerfano peak, got Justin's entry from his Centennial push last year.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by justiner » Wed May 30, 2018 1:33 pm

"Bro-lder"

I was stalking Ken Nolan HARD last year. It's pretty easy to do.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by IntrepidXJ » Wed May 30, 2018 1:39 pm

Corcoran Point in the Book Cliffs

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