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bigeo last won the day on March 26 2023

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  1. You guys rock! I've heard this attributed to bush pilots in Alaska, but it has many applications: you start with a bag full of luck and an empty bag of experience. You hope you fill the latter before the luck runs out.
  2. I've always believed that climber types were good for something. Nice that someone else thinks so.
  3. Climbed this last week. No problem finding the start (lines up with the arete). Really fun climbing and amazing position. Gratitude and respect to GZ and crew for putting this up.
  4. Thanks. Kind of what I figured. I'll plug that into the decision matrix. Could wait and do it next year (already put if off for 40 or so)
  5. Thanks for a great TR. Thinking about doing this at the end of the month. What are the chances that the snow patch near your bivy is still there?
  6. It must have been you we met at the WR ranger station after abandoning our plan to climb Liberty Ridge based on the "field report". Your pics make me feel pretty good about that decision. I can sympathise about your situation, having baled off of Curtis three times. It really looks "out" this year. Glad you got a concilation climb on the Emmons. We drove around to Paradise and climbed the Kautz. It was in good shape and pure type 1 fun. Image is from 6/29/22
  7. Had a great multi-day trip to the Enchantments in late September 2015. Very few folks around other than us crazy hippies. Still have to get my wife up there though.
  8. I was thinking "how absolutely sublime" until the last bit about the crowds as you hiked out. Way to dodge the masses when it counted.
  9. Hey, lets face it, rappelling is dangerous and slow.
  10. Thanks for the stunning pics to remind me of one of the most beautiful places I have been in the Cascades (or anywhere else). Got to get back there. I don't live by the rule "If you wouldn't kill it, you shouldn't eat it." but I do find the notion of killing a warm-blooded beast in that environment disturbing.
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