RIP Jeff Lowe

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RIP Jeff Lowe

Post by dpage » Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:24 am ... 323358336/

Glad that I had a chance to meet him a couple of years ago at the Lyrics in Ft Collins. His accomplishments are legendary. I hope you're climbing ice wherever you are Jeff.
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Re: RIP Jeff Lowe

Post by TomPierce » Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:58 pm

I'm certainly not into hero worship, but Jeff Lowe came pretty close to being mine in the climbing world. So multi-talented, such bold routes. It was a real shame to see the effect disease had on him later in life. I had the chance to spend a couple of days with him in Boulder Canyon back in the 90's when he offered an aid climbing clinic. I think 6 of us showed up, it was a great weekend. The way he could scramble up 5.9 unroped with just sneakers on was impressive and intimidating.

RIP, Jeff.

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Re: RIP Jeff Lowe

Post by kaiman » Sun Aug 26, 2018 12:30 pm

Sad to hear this news about Jeff, although not entirely surprised. I had the chance to meet him in Denver at a showing of the documentary about his life Metanoia a few years ago and was blown away by his accomplishments, graciousness with the audience, and great sense of humor. RIP Jeff you will be missed.

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Re: RIP Jeff Lowe

Post by XterraRob » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:50 am

Ahhh RIP Jeff :(
RIP - M56
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