Pike’s Peak, 2008

Marriott:

Fairfield Salina KS
Springhill Colorado Springs CO Airport
Springhill Denver CO Airport

Sunrise from our hotel room. On vacation and I still wake up at 6:45…

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See the ski tracks? Buncha pot-smoking lib hippies…no brain, no pain 🙂

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Look close at the ridgeline…snow being whipped by 30 MPH winds.

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Halfway up. 11000 feet, add that to a head cold and I was dizzier than normal!

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Fourteen inches of snow three days before. The road is nineteen miles, but we only could go sixteen.

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Pike’s Peak is only the 31st-highest mountain in Colorado, but all of them are in the 14000-foot range.

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I started taking pictures at the top, then worked my way down…

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Author: Damon Hynes

Used to chase tornadoes, until Ma Nature ran out of them...

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