Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby Johnson » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:00 pm

I never hiked with Chris but know his name from this site. I am very sorry for your loss and pray, as I have been even for those who knew our other brother, that you will have more and more peace as the days progress. My condolences. God, this is tough stuff.
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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby csmcgranahan » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:07 pm


You and Chris will be in my family's thoughts.

RIP Chris

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby Taillon75 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:12 pm

Sorry for your loss...
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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby zdero1 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:15 pm

Taylor, friends, and family of Chris: Please accept my deepest sympathies during this challenging time. :cry:

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby Alpine » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:16 pm

So sorry about this Taylor. Thanks for posting here.
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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby elhombre » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:18 pm

I can not imagine your loss. May God bless you and your family.
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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby DurangoJenn » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:19 pm

Taylor, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met Chris, but we had exchanged a few PMs about a year ago with plans to do Huron together, but his dog took ill and he had to cancel. I'm sorry I never got the chance to meet him or hike with him. My condolences to his family and friends. May he RIP.

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby IAmtnclimber » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:20 pm

Very sorry for your loss. Thoughts are with you and your family.

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby Mike Cormier » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:26 pm

I was so sorry to hear this news. May he rest in peace. You and the rest of his family are in my prayers.

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby sunny1 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:37 pm

Very sad. I did not know Chris, but recognize his "handle", saw some of his posts.
I'm so sorry for your loss, Taylor.
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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby JosephG » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:40 pm

Chris struck me as a very good person. "Unfortunate" is an understatement of an understatement. I am sorry for your, and his, loss.

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Re: Climber Deceased On Crestone Peak

Postby mtgirl » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:42 pm

Taylor -
Your strength at this obvious time of deep sorrow simply amazes me. I'm sorry for your loss. This close forum of climbers has lost yet another life, entirely too soon. It's something I'm struggling to grasp, and I'm sure many others are too. I hope you can find some peace knowing Chris was doing something he loved when he left this life for another. May God bless you, your family, and his friends. RIP Chris. :cry:
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