Peak(s):  North Arapaho Pk  -  13,502 feet
South Arapaho Pk  -  13,397 feet
Date Posted:  06/17/2008
Date Climbed:   06/14/2008
Author:  maverick_manley
 Skywalker, Arapahos Traverse and Old Baldy  

 Comments or Questions

Nice writeup...
06/17/2008 13:20
Thanks for sharing Prakash. We need to get out and hike at least once this season.


A new career?
06/17/2008 13:47
That is one dry sense of humour. Perhaps you can come and play the Comedy Club here in Wan Chai. The summit shot will make me chuckle all week.


Chicago Transplant

Nice job!
06/17/2008 14:31
Really enjoyable report, glad you were able to get up Skywalker and finally conquer the ”dark side” on Old Baldy


Thank you...
06/17/2008 15:03
for stopping by to calm us in our state of distress. It is my sincere prayer that no one has to endure such misery in their lifetime. Satan hit us with unrelenting slope angles, agonizing windchills and neck deep trail breaking but our strong minds prevailed.


Your such a dork
06/17/2008 15:15
..but seriously, you are

Funny stuff man.


Great report Prakash!
06/17/2008 15:19
I really enjoyed climbing with you guys-wish I could join you with the traverse..


06/17/2008 18:06
Very nice! Reminds me of the time Jamie and I made the grueling ascent up Sugarloaf Mountain in Boulder County. We seriously considered making a multi day ascent of it. Near the top, I ran out of my supplemental oxygen! We had to share on the way down. I passed out when we reached High Camp... the one we skipped. Luckily, a bearded man walked over to camp and handed Jamie a dose of dexamethasone to give me, so I turned out ok. It was a good learning lesson about moving too quickly on the really high altitude peaks.


06/17/2008 19:50
Great read ... and awesome photos! I think ”anti-cruxtactic” should be added to Merriam-Webster‘s Collegiate Dictionary, right behind Google and bling.


06/18/2008 14:36
such language... where‘ve you been del_sur?

Wait... anti-cruxtactic isn‘t in the dictionary?


Unintentional artistic tilt--WTF?
01/19/2011 03:38
That was a lot of fun to read. Thanks. It‘s like Dante with snow.
Sitting here in the midwest, staring across hayfields at the majestic Ozarks, it makes the plane back to CO seem so far away...
Hope to see you around this summer.

P.S. For the moderators, the ”F” in WTF could be any word that starts with F...

Ridge runner

A bit of everything...
02/01/2011 00:24
Couloirs, traverses, scrambling, treacherous class 1 terrain, and annoying drums!
I don't like to brag, but Old Baldy is going on my list of accomplishments.


02/05/2011 00:22
...for starting the morning off with a laugh, Prakash! This is fun to read!

Lost camera week of June 9th
06/20/2019 08:10
Lost Canon camera, possibly in black case. Camera would be somewhere between 4th of july parking lot and Skywalker couloir. Thanks everyone

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