Peak(s):  Grizzly Pk A  -  13,988 feet
Date Posted:  07/06/2011
Modified:  12/08/2015
Date Climbed:   06/26/2011
Author:  benners
 Closing Out Ski Season on Grizzly   

TR here:

 Comments or Questions

Excellent Stoke!
07/07/2011 02:51
Thanks for the beta and the good vibes...great summation of why we're so lucky!!


Dammit Ben.....
07/07/2011 03:08
And then you have to go add insult to injury

Haha, just kidding dude. I'm still a little bummed that Brian and I missed you. Looks like a fun line. Way to get it!!


Hey Mr. DJ
07/07/2011 03:16
Nice TR, great perspective, and a cool last pic from your last ski of the season.
You sure had a good one.


Life is too short to not live in Colorado
07/07/2011 04:13
That is what I think about when I see the last photo.

I think the narrative is dynamite as well. You had a fantastic season, Ben, and you should be proud of your accomplishments.

I look forward to kickin' it with you and the rest of the clan real soon. Great write up, my friend.


Love that last pic
07/07/2011 13:24
Even though I am not a back country skier, I loved the TR. Great write up and that last picture says so much.


Hey Benners!
07/07/2011 14:37
Beautiful end to a beautiful season, though I still think you and I need to ski more. Nice contemplative TR too. Me, I'm going for the endless ski season, since my boots don't hurt any more...


Nice work Dood...
07/07/2011 15:04
...on the great season. And that last pic aint too shabby, even if it is from a cell phone.

Who knows bro, maybe at this time next year (or the next) you'll be toasting to a completed season in the Alps....



Great summation of a great season
07/07/2011 17:33
You've had a really great season, Ben, glad to see you make it safely and happily through. Really enjoyed the contemplative nature of the report and fantastics pics.


Your words ring so true with me ...
07/07/2011 18:53
I'm getting a little misty-eyed, Mr. Benners. I, like you, never take for granted living in Colorado and being blessed with the ability to explore and play in many places most people will never experience or see. Thanks so much for posting. Happy trails!


07/08/2011 00:56
I agree with you about that road! I didn't look forward to driving out of there recently! And I have clearance.

I saw your name in the register, and I thought you must have skiid it with doumall, because his name was in there too, same day too I think. (At least I'm pretty sure it was Joe's name)

Anyway, nice report and reflections on your season. Good luck with getting down peaks without skiing them!


07/08/2011 02:45
Thanks Ben, for sharing a couple 14ers and a couple beers this past winter. Really enjoyed it. We'll climb again, man.


Nice end
07/08/2011 18:37
to a fine season my friend. Its been great getting out with you throughout this spring, good to have solid partners with similar goals. Hopefully we can enjoy many more in the years to come.


Thanks for the Kind Words!
07/09/2011 16:32
Rick - There will always be a next time dude. It's been great getting out with you this season!

Del Sur and Kevin - Thanks fellas! Looking forward to that backyard BBQ.

Matt and David - We had some great days this season, hopefully there are many more to come.

Tom - Good to hear from you again dude! Some rock this summer perhaps?

Terri - Thanks a ton, comments from you are always much appreciated .

d_baker - Yeah doumall was up there as well that day, we crossed paths a few times.

Jim - Thanks man, likewise!

Brian - True that, great getting out with you this season my friend, we sure had some memorable ones.



Just found this...
04/08/2014 03:34
...thanks for the quality narrative, as usual!

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