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Dreamin of summer

Postby SurfNTurf » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:42 am

I was originally supposed to post this if I lost a bet hinged on the Broncos/Ravens game, but with -40 degree wind chills tomorrow forcing me to cancel a hike I thought it was too hilarious to wait. Inspired by this thread.

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby BenfromtheEast » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:45 am

Good start. You must still be working on that 300 word essay, and looking for cheese on sale, and cleaning the bathroom...and listening to Dream Girl.

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Fisching » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:03 pm

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Peter Aitchison on the risks of rock climbing and mountaineering: "That's life, isn't it? We think the challenge and satisfaction you get from doing this is worth the risks."

"Respect the mountain. Train hard. Hope you can sneak up when it isn't looking."

"The mind is always worried about consequences, but the heart knows no fear. The heart just does what it wants."

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby geojed » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:08 pm

I'm gonna have to PM Bill and get him to move this thread to Off-Route! [-X
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby MonGoose » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:11 pm

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby wildlobo71 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:22 pm

MonGoose wrote:Image


too much snow in that photo, Nick.
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Fisching » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:25 pm

Bill, I had to make a change to your post.

wildlobo71 wrote:
MonGoose wrote:Image


too much white, especially in the foreground, in that photo, Nick.
Peter Aitchison on the risks of rock climbing and mountaineering: "That's life, isn't it? We think the challenge and satisfaction you get from doing this is worth the risks."

"Respect the mountain. Train hard. Hope you can sneak up when it isn't looking."

"The mind is always worried about consequences, but the heart knows no fear. The heart just does what it wants."

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Re: Dreamin of summer

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“There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest.” - Alex Lowe

"There have been joys too great to describe in words, and there have been griefs upon which I cannot dare to dwell; and with those in mind I say, 'Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.'" - Edward Whymper

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Dave B » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:47 pm

This is what I remember from last summer.

I'm happy to stick with winter and spring for a while longer

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby I Man » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:49 pm

Dave B wrote:I'm happy to stick with winter and spring for a while longer


Don't let Surf fool you...Spring is his favorite time of the year!
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby SurfNTurf » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:52 pm

Yeah, maybe we need to find a way to incorporate the pink sarcasm font into thread titles.
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“There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest.” - Alex Lowe

"There have been joys too great to describe in words, and there have been griefs upon which I cannot dare to dwell; and with those in mind I say, 'Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.'" - Edward Whymper

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Jesse M » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:56 pm

Being a teacher I tend to spend a lot of time 'dreamin of summer'. This is my best pic from last summer.
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