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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by andrew85 » Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:02 pm

Lol I get nervous about stating my goals because if I fail because it makes any shortcomings tangible as opposed to just saying that I modified my goals along the way, but here's roughly what I'm planning for 2021:

1) Finish my remaining 7 14ers (Decalibron, Quandary, Culebra, and Maroon). Plan to do Decalibron and Quandary in the winter and I'd consider Culebra in the winter as well, but knowing how slowly I move in the winter and how much longer the route is I'm not sure a mandatory 12 hour window would be enough for me. Also I've read repeatedly that the ranch won't let you do it solo in the winter and seeing that I want to solo all of them on the initial attempt, if that's indeed the case that's a deal breaker for me. Lol I'm nowhere near competent enough to even think about Maroon in the winter and plus I want to do the Bells Traverse.

2) Complete the Crestone and Bells Traverses to finish the traverses.

3) Start on the California 14ers with Russell, Whitney, and Muir.

4) Put in more work on the Centennials seeing as I only have two so far and even those were directly linked to 14er attempts (Columbia and Gladstone).

5) Do at least 100 Inclines. Did 55 in 2020 even with the four month covid hiatus and ~80 in 2018 and 2019 (lol didn't track all of them, but I know it was in that ballpark), so I think 100 is attainable especially with now trying to commit to at least twice a week even if I have to do it when it's dark.
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by Scott P » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:00 am

One month down, 11 more months to go in 2021.

Judging from the number of Conditions Reports submitted for January, it appears that a lot of people here are off to a good start. How did you all do goal wise?

January was a pretty good month for me goal wise, but I fell short on some goals. I still have a long way to go.

Generic Goals for 2021

Hiking and Climbing Days = 250-Currently at 25 as of 1/31/2021. A good start.
Summits Climbed = 150- Currently at 13 as of 1/31/2021. A pretty good start.
Rock Towers/Technical Buttes = 10-Currently at 0 as of 1/31/2021. Not a good start.
Technical Rock or Ice Routes = 30-Currently at 2 as of 1/21/2021. Could do better.
Technical Canyons = 30-Currently at 3 as of 1/21/2021. A pretty good start.

Mountains (or Hills) (Some added after initial post)

Kit Carson Mountain (Colorado)
Challenger Point (Colorado)
Crestone Peak (Colorado)
Crestone Needle (Colorado)
Mount Eolus (Colorado)
Sunlight Peak (Colorado)
North Eolus (Colorado)
Grand Teton (Wyoming)
South Caineville Mesa (Utah)
Black Mountain (Henderson, Nevada)
Mount Ellsworth (Utah)
Mount Holmes (Utah)
Vestal Peak-Wham Ridge (Colorado)
Bison Peak (Colorado)-Climbed January 2
Mount Columbia (Colorado)
Spanish Fork Peak
Ben Lomond (Utah)
Grandview Peak (Utah)
Mount Waas (Utah)
Pilot Mountain (Utah)
Green Mountain (Utah)
Castle Mountain (Utah)
La Sal Peak (Utah)
Manns Peak (Utah)
Mount Tomasaki (Utah)
Burro Ridge (Utah)
Mount Mellenthin (Utah)
Mount Peale (Utah)
Thousand Lake Mountain (Utah)
Mount Hillers (Utah)
The Horn (Utah)
Sids Mountain (Utah)
Bull Mountain (Utah)
Mount Pennell (Utah)
Mount Powell (Colorado)
Emory Peak (Texas
South Rim (Texas)
Pinnacle #1 (Utah)
Chute Buttress (Utah)
Greg Mace Peak (Colorado)
Gray Head BM (Utah)
Hite BM (Utah)
Swallow Rocks (Utah)
Peak 5750 (Colorado)-Climbed January 7, 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26
Baldy Cinco (Colorado)
Crag Crest (Colorado)
Mount Garfield (Colorado-near Palisade)
West Elk Peak (Colorado)
Green Mountain (Colorado-Black Canyon)
Mount Sniktau (Colorado)
Dinosaur Hill (Colorado)-Climbed January 4, 21
Riggs Hill (Colorado)-Climbed January 13
Peak 5239 (Colorado)
Peak 5482 (Utah)
Mack BM (Colorado)
Peak 7182 (Colorado)
Gibbler Mountain (Colorado)
Peak 6780 (Colorado)
Triangle Mesa (Colorado)
Peak 5059 (Utah)
Peak 5140 (Utah)
Peak 10,926 (Colorado-LCW)
South Mountain (Utah-La Sals)
Tunnel Point (Colorado)
Peak 5180 (Colorado)
Pinyon Mesa (Colorado)
Peak 12,585 (Colorado)
Hoosier Ridge (Colorado)-Climbed January 1
Peak 5700 (Colorado)
Black Ridge (Colorado)
Chalk Mountain (Colorado)
South Shale Ridge (Colorado)
Mount Jefferson (Oregon)
Glacier Peak (Washington)
Mount Washington-winter ascent (New Hampshire)-Planned for February, but it appears that there is a ten day quarantine in New Hampshire, so this one is postponed.
South Sister (Oregon)
Coxcomb Peak (Colorado)
Redcliff Peak (Colorado)
Fortress Peak (Colorado)
Precipice Peak (Colorado)
Peak 5780 (Utah-San Rafael Reef)
Fiftymile Mountain (Utah)
Black Crook Peak (Utah)
Ibapah Peak (Utah)
Haystack Peak (Utah)
Mt. Timpanogos (Utah)
Humphreys Peak (Arizona)
Rabbits Ear Mesa (Colorado)
Bison View (Colorado)-January 3
Eagles Nest Rock (Colorado)-Climbed January 7, 12, 19, 24, and 26

Rock Towers/Technical Buttes/Technical Summits

Lizard Head (Colorado)
Sphinx (Utah)
Canyon Point Butte (Utah)
Lost World Butte (Utah)
Tomsich Butte (Utah)
Chimney Rock (Utah)-(Climbed December 6 2020)
Dallas Peak (Colorado)
Dunce Rock (Utah)
Looking Glass Rock (Utah)
Boars Tusk (Wyoming)
Bullet Hole (Colorado)
Second Flatiron (Colorado)
Third Flatiron (Colorado)
Jabba the Hut (Colorado-Rabbit Valley)
Walmart Tower (Colorado)
Elephant Butte (Utah-Arches)
Sport Boulder (Colorado)
Sport Boulder West (Colorado)

Slot Canyons/Technical Canyons

West Canyon (Arizona)
Cha Canyon (Arizona)
Nasja Canyon (Arizona)
Lower Larry (Utah)
Davis Gulch (Utah)
Bull Valley Gorge (Utah)
Willis Creek (Utah)
Fivemile Wash (Utah)
High Spur (Utah)
Spencer Canyon (Utah)
Hades Knoll Canyon (Arizona)
Cove Canyon (Arizona)
Badger Canyon (Arizona)-Completed January 16
Soap Creek (Arizona)-Completed January 17
Rider Canyon (Arizona)
North Canyon (Arizona)
Sevenmile Canyon (Utah-Ticaboo)
Duckett Slot (Utah)
Shoot TC Canyon (Utah)
Little White Roost (Utah)-(Completed December 20 2020)
Devils 1 (Utah)
Jackass Creek (Arizona)
Cathedral Wash (Arizona)-Completed January 18
Cottonwood Canyon (Utah)
Boulder Creek (Utah-Escalante)
Constrychnine (Utah)
Adobe Swale (Utah)
Slidenide (Utah)
Hart (Utah)
Gruvers Slot (Utah)
Fry Canyon (Utah)
Lower Ute Canyon (Colorado)
Drillhole Canyon (Utah)
Red Breaks (Utah)
Burch Canyon (Utah)
Turtle Tears (Nevada)
Hidden Canyon (Nevada)
Rigpin (Nevada)
Sheepbone (Nevada)
Quarry Canyon (Nevada)
Cherry Canyon (Arizona)
Columbus Canyon (Colorado)
Ribbon Canyon (Colorado)
Pleiadis Canyon (Utah)
Burro Canyon (Utah)
Three Bridges Canyon (Utah)
Upper Knowles Canyon  (Colorado)
Chasm Canyon (Colorado)
Zero Gravity (Utah)
Kodels Canyon (Colorado)
East Fork Ribbon Canyon (Colorado)
Black Hole (Utah)
Benson Creek (Utah)
Middle Fork Maidenwater (Utah)
South Fork Maidenwater (Utah)

Backpacking Trips

Tonto Trail (Arizona)
Clear Creek (Arizona)
Swett Creek (Utah)
Fourmile Canyon (Utah)
Sams Mesa Box Canyon (Utah)
Spring and Nates Canyons (Utah)
Floy Canyon (Utah)
Main Canyon (Colorado)
Coal Creek (Utah)
Flat and Rock Creek Loop (Utah)
Saddlehorse Canyon (Utah)
Phantom to Crystal Loop (Arizona)
Deer Creek to Kanab Creek Loop (Arizona)
Lower Grand Gulch (Utah)
Slickhorn Canyon (Utah)
North Rainbow Trail (Utah)
Blue Lake/Indian Point (Colorado)
Silver Falls Creek (Utah)
Bullock Draw/South Fork Coal Wash (Utah)
Gypsum Canyon (Utah)
White Crack (Utah)
Twin Corral Box Canyon (Utah)
Bandelier National Monument (New Mexico)

Day Hikes
 
Mee Canyon to the Alcove (Colorado)
Seiber Canyon (Colorado)
Echo Canyon (Colorado)
Serpents Trail (Colorado)
Redlands Mesa Trails (Colorado)-Completed January 20
West Bench Trail (Colorado)
Old Spanish Trail-Gunnison Bluffs (Colorado)-Completed January 30
Devils Canyon Overlook (Colorado)
Lunch Loops from White Cap (Colorado)
Lunch Loops from Tabeguach (Colorado)-Completed January 27
Lake of the Woods Trail (Colorado)
McDonald Creek Benches (Colorado)
Ribbon Trail (Colorado)
Devils Kitchen (Colorado)
Monument Canyon-top to bottom (Colorado)-Completed January 9
Liberty Cap Trail (Colorado)
Bullock Draw (Utah)
Devils Canyon (Colorado)-Completed January 22
Highland Lake Trails (Colorado)
Big Dominguez Canyon (Colorado)
Little Hole (Utah)-Completed January 31
McDonald Creek (Colorado)-Completed January 10
Black Ridge Trail (Colorado)
Rifle Arch (Colorado)
Flume Canyon Trails (Colorado)
Wedding Canyon-Monument Canyon Loop (Colorado)
Echo Lake (Colorado)
Lower No Thouroughare Canyon (Colorado)
Fruita Reservoir #1 Trail/Ridge Trail/Haypress Trail/Turkey Flats Trail Loop (Colorado)
Escalante Canyon Potholes (Colorado)
Lower Calf Creek (Utah)
Good Vibes/Snakeskin/First Flat Loop (Colorado)
Upper Liberty Cap (Colorado)
Rochester Panel (Utah)
Short Canyon-Concretions (Utah)
Neck Spring Loop (Utah)
Wilhite Trail (Utah)
Gooseberry Trail (Utah)
Grand View Point (Utah)
Monument Basin Trail (Utah)
Millard Canyon (Utah)
Hunter Canyon (Colorado)
Demaree Canyon (Colorado)
Dry Wash (Colorado)
Fisher Towers (Utah)-Completed January 23
River Trail (Arizona)-Completed January 18
Lower Paria (Arizona)-Completed January 18
Canal Trail (Colorado)-Completed January 28

Canoeing/Rafting Trips

Gunnison River-Delta to Grand Junction (Colorado)
San Rafael River (Utah)-Unless it starts snowing a lot, there's not going to be enough water for this one :(
White River (Utah)
Yampa River (Colorado)
San Juan River (Utah)
Colorado River-Ruby Horsetheif (Colorado)
Colorado River-Black Canyon (Nevada-Arizona)

Non-Summit Crags and Climbs

Fingers
Hands (Grand Junction)
Chimney (Grand Junction)
Car Jacking (Ouray)
Sport 1 (Grand Junction)
Sport 2 (Grand Junction)
Sport 3 (Grand Junction)
Random Sport (Grand Junction)
Hooose (Grand Mesa)
Hole Way (Grand Junction)
Hanuman (Grand Junction)
White Spice (Grand Junction)
Budget Corner (Grand Junction)
Pip's Gully (Grand Junction)
Mario's Police Lock (Grand Junction)
Otto's Ladder (Grand Junction)
Kibbles and Grits (Unaweep)
Roses Rock (Unaweep)
Back Nine (Unaweep)
Spocks Socks (Unaweep)
Red Corner (Unaweep)
My Weekend World (Unaweep)
Unknown (Unaweep)
Spirit Animal (Unaweep)
Fart Gun (Unaweep)
Tippy Toes (Unaweep)
Just Your Opinyon (Unaweep)
Elephant Head (Unaweep)
First Step (Rifle)
Supre Guide (Rifle)
Doctor's Orders (Rifle)
Rehab (Rifle)
Do the Mash Potato (Rifle)
Rachel's Route (Rifle)
Casual Stroll (Rifle)
Illusions P1 (Rifle)
Arm and Hammer P1 (Rifle)
Waterfall (Glenwood)
Jungle Monkey (Glenwood)
The Harvey (Glenwood)
Bearded Outlaw (Glenwood)
Five O'Clock (Glenwood)
Traditional Values (Glenwood)
Grey Slab (Glenwood)
Easiest Main Elk (Glenwood)
Dipthing (Glenwood)
Left Handed Blunt (Glenwood)
Sesame Street (Glenwood)
WSPR 1 (Grand Junction)
WSPR 2 (Grand Junction)
WSPR 3 (Grand Junction)
WSPR 4 (Grand Junction)
Normal Life (Unaweep)
Wind, Sand, and Snow (Rabbit Valley)
Fishermans (Marble Canyon)-Climbed January 16
Soap Wall (Marble Canyon)-Climbed January 17

Other

Learn how to use a GPS-Not yet
Backpack every month of the year-Completed January
Camp in -20F or below temperatures to test some gear out.-Weather has not cooperated. So far the coldest I camped was 7F on 1/3/2021.

Proposed time frames:

https://www.summitpost.org/2021-wish-list/1056756
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by CaptCO » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:48 am

Haha, that’s quite ambitious
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by asansone » Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:30 pm

Goals goals goals...

After Postponing for a few years, we are finally planning for Andrew Hamilton to attempt the centennial record. Highest hundred. The plan is to begin his attempt on June 21 and finish in under 20 days. He plans to do this in a style not attempted yet- which is supported.

If you are serious about helping, it could be much appreciated. We have a designated 4wdriver - for a chunk of it. I will be the main support - along with his sisters availability for about 10 days.

You can PM me if you are interested in support!
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by rpdawes » Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:29 pm

Since I turned 80 last July, I have summited 35 peaks including a dozen of 13ers and 12ers. I am too far away from being retired from mountain climbing, hopefully continuing till 85 or 90. Even though my 2021 goals may be a bit modest, I still dream of summiting a very few more 14ers like Mt. Massive, La Plata Peak and Redcloud Peak and a dozen of 13ers. Wish me luck!
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by Scott P » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:06 pm

rpdawes wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:29 pm
I am too far away from being retired from mountain climbing, hopefully continuing till 85 or 90.Wish me luck!
I'll wish you luck. That's great.
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by greenonion » Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:00 pm

Scott P wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:06 pm
rpdawes wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:29 pm
I am too far away from being retired from mountain climbing, hopefully continuing till 85 or 90.Wish me luck!
I'll wish you luck. That's great.
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by CaptCO » Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:12 am

asansone wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:30 pm
Goals goals goals...

After Postponing for a few years, we are finally planning for Andrew Hamilton to attempt the centennial record. Highest hundred. The plan is to begin his attempt on June 21 and finish in under 20 days. He plans to do this in a style not attempted yet- which is supported.

If you are serious about helping, it could be much appreciated. We have a designated 4wdriver - for a chunk of it. I will be the main support - along with his sisters availability for about 10 days.

You can PM me if you are interested in support!
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by Dan_Suitor » Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:57 am

rijaca wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:59 am
Beat cancer!
Rooting for you! Puts things into perspective.

I’m making it an ambitious year:
  • Cathedral Peak as a snow climb in the spring
  • Get out to Chicago Basin to knock off some Centennials
  • Fall Gathering
  • Happy Hours when they resume
  • Finish San Juan Centennials
  • Finish 10 mile Centennials
  • Finish Sawatch Centennials
  • Finish Elk Centennials
  • One of the two great traverses I have left
  • Stay healthy
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by jonathanSKIS » Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:20 am

Goals
- Hike/Climb 5 14ers
- Climb an Elk Range 14er
- Try to ski a day every month in spring/fall/winter

Good luck with your goals everyone!
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by Jacobbanks » Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:50 am

hopefully posting this will make me commit to these goals.

-100k vert hiking
-10 new 14ers
-lead 5.11
-2 backpacking trips with the girlfriend
-be more patient with the girlfriend
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Re: 2021 Goals

Post by FireOnTheMountain » Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:58 pm

jonathanSKIS wrote:
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:20 am
Goals
- Climb 5.13
- Lead 5.8
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