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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby George James » Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:02 am

183.

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby EatinHardtack » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:03 pm

^^^^^This can't come back soon enough.
"In our youths our hearts were touched with fire" - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby bergsteigen » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:07 pm

EatinHardtack wrote:^^^^^This can't come back soon enough.


I am dreading hiking downhill for the next 3-4 months :cry:
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby hardtryer » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:09 pm

its not over yet.. .is it? even if it helps me not downhike even 200 feet. im happy

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby crossfitter » Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:08 pm

For every person who posts in this thread during the ACTUAL summer season, god removes a foot of snow from the winter total.
- A mountain is not a checkbox to be ticked
- Alpinism and mountaineering are not restricted to 14,000 foot mountains
- Judgment and experience are the two most important pieces of gear you own
- Being honest to yourself and others about your abilities is a characteristic of experienced climbers
- Courage cannot be bought at REI or carried with you in your rucksack


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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Dave B » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:09 am

crossfitter wrote:For every person who posts in this thread during the ACTUAL summer season, god removes a foot of snow from the winter total.


I'm fairly certain this isn't true.
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:41 pm

Along with actual skiing, sometimes the snow can provide some pretty cool views
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Only SNOW will end the madness

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby XC Snowboarder » Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:44 pm

Is that the shack on Horseshoe?

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:45 pm

yes, sir. last month
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby wildlobo71 » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:59 pm

BillMiddlebrook wrote:Along with actual skiing, sometimes the snow can provide some pretty cool views


That snow is blocking an architecturally significant building and promoting it's decline.

Snow is detrimental.
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby George James » Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:21 pm

Steve Gladbach liked winter. I dig that about him.

He was one of the best among us. I'd like to be a lot like him when I'm older. This post is dedicated to him.

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- A mountain is not a checkbox to be ticked
- Alpinism and mountaineering are not restricted to 14,000 foot mountains
- Judgment and experience are the two most important pieces of gear you own
- Being honest to yourself and others about your abilities is a characteristic of experienced climbers
- Courage cannot be bought at REI or carried with you in your rucksack
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:22 pm

Dave B wrote:
crossfitter wrote:For every person who posts in this thread during the ACTUAL summer season, god removes a foot of snow from the winter total.


I'm fairly certain this isn't true.


Thought I better not be taking any chances here.

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