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Summited Hood recently
« on: April 04, 2019, 03:17:47 PM »
Went up and climbed it last Saturday morning, pretty spectacular mountain!
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2019, 03:19:10 PM »
The pics are screenshots of the originals, to improve upload speed. Just in case you were wondering :)
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2019, 03:30:14 PM »
Very awesome, Thanks for the pict's. Awesome views. But now the question, Why did you climb that mountain ??

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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2019, 03:39:35 PM »
Very awesome, Thanks for the pict's. Awesome views. But now the question, Why did you climb that mountain ??

I think he was scouting for turkeys.

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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2019, 04:16:14 PM »
Very cool, I've always wanted to drag my butt up one of the volcanoes.

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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2019, 04:22:02 PM »
Nice climb and pictures!
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2019, 04:27:12 PM »
Very awesome, Thanks for the pict's. Awesome views. But now the question, Why did you climb that mountain ??

Cause... I'm crazy! No in actuality, two brothers of mine have down some climbing a while back and I really wanted to pursue that goal too. It's a great motivator for fitness, and probably the most challenging thing out there. It definitely is a humbling experience to be pushed to your absolute limit at the top of the world!

Someday I hope to summit all the major cascade peaks... but that may take a while!
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2019, 04:39:59 PM »
s'more pics
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2019, 05:43:11 PM »
Nice Job!  Probably my favorite Cascade Volcano climb.  How were the Pearly Gates?

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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2019, 05:52:09 PM »
Sweet!!
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2019, 07:05:01 PM »
I saw the summit the other day to!


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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2019, 08:23:37 PM »
Very awesome, Thanks for the pict's. Awesome views. But now the question, Why did you climb that mountain ??

Too put out the fire in those rocks.🤣
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Re: Summited Hood recently
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2019, 09:29:20 AM »
Nice Job!  Probably my favorite Cascade Volcano climb.  How were the Pearly Gates?

They were great! I really like that part. Sketchy, but if you took your time kicking in steps and getting a good purchase with your ice ax it wasn't difficult. I didn't take time to take any pictures there because we moved through it quickly. The snow conditions were really hard packed at the last part of the pearlies which made it harder to kick in steps. We were some of the first to summit that day so we were had to help make the boot path.
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