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Sleeping on the summits : Colorado Fourteener high bivys

Author: Jon Kedrowski; Chris Tomer
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westcliffe Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Roughly 750,000 people attempt to climb a Colorado Fourteener (14er) each year. Of those climbs, 99.99% start pre-dawn to avoid deadly afternoon thunderstorms. Now imagine doing just the opposite -- climbing during the stormiest part of each day and then sleeping on every 14er summit from sunset to sunrise in 95 days"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Kedrowski; Chris Tomer
ISBN: 9781565796522 1565796527
OCLC Number: 801519333
Description: xiii, 178 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: La Plata Peak --
San Juan Mountains --
Tenmile and Mosquito Ranges --
Elk Mountains --
Front Range --
Sangre de Cristo Range --
Sawatch Range.
Other Titles: Colorado Fourteener high bivys
Responsibility: Jon Kedrowski and Chris Tomer.

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"Roughly 750,000 people attempt to climb a Colorado Fourteener (14er) each year. Of those climbs, 99.99% start pre-dawn to avoid deadly afternoon thunderstorms. Now imagine doing just the opposite -- climbing during the stormiest part of each day and then sleeping on every 14er summit from sunset to sunrise in 95 days"--Page 4 of cover.

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