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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Candace66 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:07 pm

I take lots of pics of summit registers! Including of my own entries. Mostly down here in the Southwest, since they are almost universal on desert summits. In recent years, registers on Colorado summits are the exception, not the rule.

Notably, I've seen the names of Gerry & Jennifer Roach in a lot of desert summit registers. :) Here's one that they (and their dog!) actually placed, on Little Virgin Peak in Gold Butte National Monument, NV:

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"One criterion for climbing a peak is that you should gain a vertical height under your own power equal to your peak's rise from its highest connecting saddle with a neighbor peak...Beyond this minimum gain, you are free to gain as much altitude as your peak-bagging conscience requires." - Gerry Roach, "Colorado 14ers" :wink:
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Candace66 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:14 pm

Back in the day, apparently some people WANTED other summiters to track them down and make contact! :lol:

Here are just two of many similar messages in an old (earliest entries dated from 1948!) register I found on Billy Goat Peak in Nevada:

ImageBilly Goat Peak, March 23, 2017 by Candace66, on Flickr

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"One criterion for climbing a peak is that you should gain a vertical height under your own power equal to your peak's rise from its highest connecting saddle with a neighbor peak...Beyond this minimum gain, you are free to gain as much altitude as your peak-bagging conscience requires." - Gerry Roach, "Colorado 14ers" :wink:
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Kansan » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:18 am

For d_baker

My Grandson and I climbed James Peak on 7-9-18. We found a different kind of wooden box with Rite in the Rain journals to write your plans and experience of the summer.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Mtnman200 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:54 pm

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Re: summit stalkers

Post by CORed » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:59 pm

I don't have a picture, but sometime in the '80's. I signed a register below Spencer Swanger on, of all places, Mt. Sherman. This was an April ascent, just my second non-summer 14er (first was Bierstadt).
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Paul S » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:47 pm

cougar wrote:a couple from RMNP :

Looks like Gerry Roach placed this one:
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this one dates back to 1992, page shown is from 2013.
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I think I recognize that second register. Eastern summit of Dark Mountain? I signed it in 2012, but remember that yellow grid paper and that it was placed in 1992.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Beto » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:10 pm

Candace66 wrote:Back in the day, apparently some people WANTED other summiters to track them down and make contact! :lol:

Here are just two of many similar messages in an old (earliest entries dated from 1948!) register I found on Billy Goat Peak in Nevada:

ImageBilly Goat Peak, March 23, 2017 by Candace66, on Flickr

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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Bombay2Boulder » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:18 am

Front page of UN 13,811 in the San Juans, some familiar summit names on that one.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Jon Frohlich » Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:03 am

Found this over the weekend in the Flattops
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by Bombay2Boulder » Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:31 am

Quite a few people have posted about the Cataract Peak summit register in their trip reports. Here you go some familiar names.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by TravelingMatt » Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:48 am

My name has to be in that Cataract summit register.

I've been Garratted several times. Most recently this weekend. Roached, Kirked and Cooneyed a bunch too. I really should start carrying some registers myself.
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Re: summit stalkers

Post by d_baker » Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:53 pm

Some interesting summit registers I saw recently....


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Stalking mode.....just an interesting winter summit, coming from 580B, which I can't help but wonder if it was a day trip or from a winter camp?? Boggy always impresses me!
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