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Re: Most 14ers in 24 hours

Postby emohr » Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:22 am

I suppose the logistics of doing those 10 peaks all comes down to...... The fact that Paul Ryan has climbed more 14ers than Obama!

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Re: Most 14ers in 24 hours

Postby ThuChad » Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:34 am

djkest wrote:Following the 3k foot rule, how would this get done?

Start: Sherman 2 hours up, 1 hour down (+3h)
Drive: Sherman to Decalibron +45m (3:45)
Decalibron from Kite Lake road, possibly coming down the East Side of Bross +4h (7:45)
Drive: Kite Lake rd to Quandary TH +30m (8:15)
Quandary +3h15m (11:30)
Drive: Quandary TH to Grays/Torreys +1h (12:30)
Grays / Torreys from below the parking lot +4h (16:30)
Drive: G/T to Guanella Pass rd +1h (17:30)
Mt. Bierstadt from Guanella pass rd, over to Evans, down on the Mt. Evansroad +4h 30m (22:00 hr)

These are pretty optimistic splits but doable I'm sure. Just my first thoughts. This in itself could be some sort of FKT goal, called "14x10" or something. Would be easier if you started wherever and didn't worry about 3k feet.


Not sure how you word skirt the 3,000 ft. rule with Evans in the mix. Other than that the rule could be standard route TH start.
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Re: Most 14ers in 24 hours

Postby thebeave7 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:39 am

djkest wrote:Following the 3k foot rule, how would this get done?

Start: Sherman 2 hours up, 1 hour down (+3h)
Drive: Sherman to Decalibron +45m (3:45)
Decalibron from Kite Lake road, possibly coming down the East Side of Bross +4h (7:45)
Drive: Kite Lake rd to Quandary TH +30m (8:15)
Quandary +3h15m (11:30)
Drive: Quandary TH to Grays/Torreys +1h (12:30)
Grays / Torreys from below the parking lot +4h (16:30)
Drive: G/T to Guanella Pass rd +1h (17:30)
Mt. Bierstadt from Guanella pass rd, over to Evans, down on the Mt. Evansroad +4h 30m (22:00 hr)

These are pretty optimistic splits but doable I'm sure. Just my first thoughts. This in itself could be some sort of FKT goal, called "14x10" or something. Would be easier if you started wherever and didn't worry about 3k feet.


I think it could be done faster than the above splits by a good mountain runner with a crew. I'd personally do it the other direction to give yourself the option of driving to one of the Sawatch Peaks for #11 :) I think Mt Massive or Elbert would be the only viable options based on driving times.
For Mt Evans, you simply start on the road at 11k and run/hike the road/cutting a few switchbacks to make it more efficient.

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Re: Most 14ers in 24 hours

Postby Theodore » Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:41 am

thebeave7 wrote:
djkest wrote:Following the 3k foot rule, how would this get done?

Start: Sherman 2 hours up, 1 hour down (+3h)
Drive: Sherman to Decalibron +45m (3:45)
Decalibron from Kite Lake road, possibly coming down the East Side of Bross +4h (7:45)
Drive: Kite Lake rd to Quandary TH +30m (8:15)
Quandary +3h15m (11:30)
Drive: Quandary TH to Grays/Torreys +1h (12:30)
Grays / Torreys from below the parking lot +4h (16:30)
Drive: G/T to Guanella Pass rd +1h (17:30)
Mt. Bierstadt from Guanella pass rd, over to Evans, down on the Mt. Evansroad +4h 30m (22:00 hr)

These are pretty optimistic splits but doable I'm sure. Just my first thoughts. This in itself could be some sort of FKT goal, called "14x10" or something. Would be easier if you started wherever and didn't worry about 3k feet.


I think it could be done faster than the above splits by a good mountain runner with a crew. I'd personally do it the other direction to give yourself the option of driving to one of the Sawatch Peaks for #11 :) I think Mt Massive or Elbert would be the only viable options based on driving times.
For Mt Evans, you simply start on the road at 11k and run/hike the road/cutting a few switchbacks to make it more efficient.

Eric


La Plata is right there as well if you come down on the Leadville side of Sherman.

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