Peak(s):  Pikes Peak  -  14,110 feet
Date Posted:  10/02/2012
Date Climbed:   09/23/2012
Author:  Freeze
 The Crags Approach Like You've Never Seen It  

So on 9/23/2012, I had the opportunity to hike up the Crags as a way to help a dear friend's father reach the summit of Pikes Peak (his first 14er) just after turning 70. This was a lifelong dream of his, and this Vimeo is a beautiful look at the hike and the story. Take 4 minutes and check it out.

Up to the Mountain

 Comments or Questions

this is AWESOME
10/02/2012 20:42
wow, talk about inspiring... - Happy Birthday & CONGRATS Jack and WELL DONE Joel!


nice going
10/02/2012 22:10
Clearing up ”unfinished business” is always sweet. Congrats. You're _never_ ”too old”! (Now, get going on some others...)


10/03/2012 00:17
Great video Freeze, the production value is outstanding. I have to admit that I snooped and watched a few of your other videos. The Snowmass one is really good too.


10/03/2012 03:18
That video was awesome! It gave me chills, actually, just imagining the feeling Jack must have had at the summit!!


10/03/2012 03:19
It's awesome that you were able to pursue this and accomplish your goal. Happy birthday and way to go!


Great Tribute
10/03/2012 03:34
Fantastic videography! Well done to say the least!


Capturing your dream...
10/03/2012 10:46
Terrific! And what a wonderful, well-done video to capture the moment.


10/03/2012 18:14
This was just the video I wanted to see. Gives me a great idea about the conditions. For some reason I knew when I logged on today there would be a crags campground TR and I was right! Very Helpful!

Happy birthday to your friend as well!!

Brian C

A prime example...
10/05/2012 02:25
...of how to make an awesome report of a popular, well-documented 14er. The video was fabulous! What video-program did you use to put it all together. Great work!


10/05/2012 23:50
Awesome video. Congratulations and Happy,Happy Birthday!


10/07/2012 16:39
Happy birthday Jack and congrats on your first 14er! and great video, very cool


I wish that ...
10/12/2012 23:21
... I had been there to shake you hand, Jack. I am 69 and climbed Pikes Peak from the Devils Playground for the first time this year ... My first 14er but only the top 3 miles. Yours is a real achievement. So a big ”Bravo!”

Randy G.

Happy Birthday!!
02/11/2013 02:54
Congrats Jack! What a great way to celebrate.


Great Story!!
05/07/2013 00:35
My dad isn't 70 but hopefully he and I can have a similar experience some day. Pretty emotional video

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