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Failure on Ice Mountain

Often when climbers accomplish the task of climbing all 14,000 ft mountains in Colorado then they start on the next list. The centennials are the highest 100 peaks in the state. Kevin is close to finishing the centennial list. Since … Continue reading

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Climbing & Culture in Alaska: The Final Days

Day 12 Tuesday May 26th: We woke up early to strike camp.  We were tired after our sojourn to the top of North America but there was a calm energy amongst the group.  We knew that the summit was only … Continue reading

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Climbing and Culture in Alaska: Days 6 – 9

RandR Day 6 Wednesday May 20th: Our first rest day!  Sleeping in was required then breakfast became brunch which quickly turned into lunch as we grazed through our food supply for several hours.    On a somber note we learned … Continue reading

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Unplanned Brick: Getting off the DL!

  http://a4.vox-data.com/6a00f30f567184000101101676ce94860c-html I sprained my ankle trail running two weeks ago in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.  Since Ultrathoner already took the time to write about our outing there is no need for me to duplicate it. Houston we have a … Continue reading

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Climbing and Culture in Alaska: Days 4 & 5

Day 4 Monday May 18th: We woke to another nice day, this time with the help of an alarm clock to get us going earlier than the previous mornings.  After breakfast it took us an hour to pack and rope … Continue reading

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