First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

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First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by Jon Frohlich » Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:06 pm

Thought this was worth a share. This dog sounds incredible.

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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by polar » Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:24 pm

Definitely an incredible dog and a very cool story. Polar shares a similar but much tamer story. I found Polar as a stray in a little mountain village when I was guiding in China (she most likely got lost from her previous owner), and she climbed the 17,7000 feet Haxaxushan with me. When I came back to the US I brought her with me.
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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by XterraRob » Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:27 pm

We don't want to hear about the time your dog did a fourteener.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by Wandertheworld » Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:59 pm

Loki has some big paws to fill...
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Post by kaiman » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:34 pm

Wow! Incredible story! Thanks for sharing.

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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by climbingcue » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:32 pm

Loved the article, thank you for sharing.

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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by herdbull » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:40 pm

A friend of mine was on this trip. He said the dog was pretty amazing.

I have myself witnessed and shared a summit with a dog. Not quite 7000m but it was on Aconcagua which is just shy of that.
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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by username72 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:19 am

but this is perhaps the highest-recorded elevation ever reached by a dog anywhere in the world.
Well the Russians sent a dog to space so they're wrong.
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Post by Wandertheworld » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:46 am

username72 wrote:
but this is perhaps the highest-recorded elevation ever reached by a dog anywhere in the world.
Well the Russians sent a dog to space so they're wrong.
Well technically, space would be out of this world.
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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by SurfNTurf » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:28 am

XterraRob wrote:
We don't want to hear about the time your dog did a fourteener.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I laughed at this too, but Sophie (Kushner's dog) is pretty damn impressive. She's done something like 150 14ers, including some difficult scrambles and winter routes. =D>
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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by Wandertheworld » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:10 am

SurfNTurf wrote: I laughed at this too, but Sophie (Kushner's dog) is pretty damn impressive. She's done something like 150 14ers, including some difficult scrambles and winter routes. =D>
Careful. You don't want to start a thread about a dog going up the LB hourglass...
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Re: First(?) dog climbs a 7000m peak in Nepal

Post by Jon Frohlich » Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:01 pm

SurfNTurf wrote:
XterraRob wrote:
We don't want to hear about the time your dog did a fourteener.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I laughed at this too, but Sophie (Kushner's dog) is pretty damn impressive. She's done something like 150 14ers, including some difficult scrambles and winter routes. =D>
Impressive but if measuring by peaks per pound Zero has everyone beat. 50 peaks over 13k and something like 65-70 ranked total. So she's at least 8 peaks per pound of dog.
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