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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by CaptCO » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:21 pm

Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:20 pm
Scott P wrote:
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Has Jbrow even ever done a hike or climbed a peak or does he just like to ask the same questions over and over again? Serious question. Jbrow, have you even taken all of the good information that has been given to you by members of the forum and even used it?
I'm fat so no I don't climb very often. I like to learn about mountains though.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Jbrow327 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:25 pm

CaptCO wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:21 pm
Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:20 pm
Scott P wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:06 pm


Has Jbrow even ever done a hike or climbed a peak or does he just like to ask the same questions over and over again? Serious question. Jbrow, have you even taken all of the good information that has been given to you by members of the forum and even used it?
I'm fat so no I don't climb very often. I like to learn about mountains though.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by CaptCO » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:28 pm

We’re rooting for you J!
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Scott P » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:36 pm

Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:20 pm
Scott P wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:06 pm
Has Jbrow even ever done a hike or climbed a peak or does he just like to ask the same questions over and over again? Serious question. Jbrow, have you even taken all of the good information that has been given to you by members of the forum and even used it?
I'm fat so no I don't climb very often. I like to learn about mountains though.
That's cool, but make sure to read the previous threads as well.

Also, if you don't climb often, where did you come to this conclusion?

I feel like the only respectable mountains in utah are the Wasatch and the Uintah mountains.

I'd highly recommend checking out places like the House Range, Stansbury Range, La Sal Mountains, Henry Mountains, Pine Valley Mountains, etc.

The House Range is one of my favorites. In the lower 40, only Yosemite has cliffs as high (though Zion comes close). Luckily the east side offers easier routes. I wouldn't start there if you are a beginner though. You have plenty of easier mountains close to home.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Jbrow327 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:41 pm

Scott P wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:36 pm
Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:20 pm
Scott P wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:06 pm


Has Jbrow even ever done a hike or climbed a peak or does he just like to ask the same questions over and over again? Serious question. Jbrow, have you even taken all of the good information that has been given to you by members of the forum and even used it?
I'm fat so no I don't climb very often. I like to learn about mountains though.
That's cool, but make sure to read the previous threads as well.

Also, if you don't climb often, where did you come to this conclusion?

I feel like the only respectable mountains in utah are the Wasatch and the Uintah mountains.

I'd highly recommend checking out places like the House Range, Stansbury Range, La Sal Mountains, Henry Mountains, Pine Valley Mountains, etc.

The House Range is one of my favorites. In the lower 40, only Yosemite has cliffs as high (though Zion comes close). Luckily the east side offers easier routes. I wouldn't start there if you are a beginner though. You have plenty of easier mountains close to home.
I meant in terms of how they look and prominence. But the Henry mountains and La Sal mountains are also pretty prominent.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Scott P » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:18 pm

Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:41 pm
I meant in terms of how they look and prominence. But the Henry mountains and La Sal mountains are also pretty prominent.
I forgot to mention the Deep Creek Range as well.

Anyway, as far as being fat goes, just get out anyway. I am six feet tall and weigh ~270. I'm not exactly skinny.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Jbrow327 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:38 pm

Scott P wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:18 pm
Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:41 pm
I meant in terms of how they look and prominence. But the Henry mountains and La Sal mountains are also pretty prominent.
I forgot to mention the Deep Creek Range as well.

Anyway, as far as being fat goes, just get out anyway. I am six feet tall and weigh ~270. I'm not exactly skinny.
What would be a good build up list of peaks to do with kings peak as the "graduating" peak? So from easier to kings. I like to do it this year.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Scott P » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:42 pm

Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:38 pm
Scott P wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:18 pm
Jbrow327 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:41 pm
I meant in terms of how they look and prominence. But the Henry mountains and La Sal mountains are also pretty prominent.
I forgot to mention the Deep Creek Range as well.

Anyway, as far as being fat goes, just get out anyway. I am six feet tall and weigh ~270. I'm not exactly skinny.
What would be a good build up list of peaks to do with kings peak as the "graduating" peak? So from easier to kings. I like to do it this year.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Monster5 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:53 pm

In my opinion, the singular mountain asset Colorado has that Utah lacks is *good* technical alpine climbing, and said alpine climbing pales in comparison to CA and WA.

UT's lower climbing objectives are naturally quite famous, but the high country isn't sexy from a climbing perspective. Lots of discontinuous and ledge-y sedimentary choss.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by greenonion » Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:48 pm

Aside from the eastern plains of CO I've heard the 2 states described as Utah being more of a desert state with some mountains and CO more of a mountainous state with some desert. Having been all over both (except for the eastern CO plains) I find this to be accurate. And then there are plenty of other non-comparisons between the 2 states.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by Jbrow327 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:08 pm

greenonion wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:48 pm
Aside from the eastern plains of CO I've heard the 2 states described as Utah being more of a desert state with some mountains and CO more of a mountainous state with some desert. Having been all over both (except for the eastern CO plains) I find this to be accurate. And then there are plenty of other non-comparisons between the 2 states.
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Re: Utah vs Colorado.

Post by SchralpTheGnar » Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:10 pm



everything moves in cycles, twice a century we talk about Utah vs Colorado just to let us know how really small we are, brah.
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