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Mt Langley, or No Longer a 14'er Virgin

Postby Lewis » Thu Sep 13, 2007 11:57 pm

Ever wonder what the Hell am I doing here?
This was one of those times.
A year ago, if you were to tell me that I would be hiking to the top of a 14,000 ft. peak, I would have said, "yea right and screaming monkee's can fly" ! [-(

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Tom.....Never mind the fact that some of us may not make it back alive, what do you mean that on this hike I might break a nail ?


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Hiking legend Tom Gosset, he's been hiking peaks since he was a kid.

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Heading up the trail to Mt. Langley, it's the one on the right, hey that looks easy, piece of cake.

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Old Army Pass, hey what do you mean we are going up that?....
Hey guys, I just realized I forgot my cell, I'll just go back and get it...
you all can start without me,..........I'll catch up.

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Ok, they did'nt buy that so we are heading up Old Army Pass.

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Hey Tom, what a ya say we head back to Trona and grab a beer?

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Oh Darn, we are entering the National Park, tell ya what, why don't you all wait here, and I'll go back and and grab some cash to pay the entry fee.

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Hey wait a minute, the topo map didn't say anything about a going through boulder field ALL THE WAY UP !

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Hey this is harder than it looks ! Where's the air?

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Whoo Hoo, almost to the peak !!

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We made it !!! 14, 042 Feet

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The view from 14,000 feet is simply astronomical !


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The register.

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Will you hurry up, it's after 5 and and we have 10 miles to go, and I WANT A BEER DAMMIT!

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Let's all pause for a moment of reflection..........


Ok, that's long enough, let's get back to camp cause I deserve a beer !

Good Company, 20 miles of hiking, 13.5 hours on the trail, and over 4000 ft of elevation gain........

Can you think of a better way to spend a Sat. ?

~Lewis
"I'll hike with anybody,....... I'm not proud"

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Postby Trekker » Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:42 am

Nice pics; brings back the memories of sufferi............joy while doing Langley. The difference is that I did it as a backpacking trip; you did it as a day hike! In that respect, I'm still a virgin, and will happily remain one! Too much work your way!!! :D Looks like you had a little night hiking from the basin. Great pic of the women looking over the edge; gives a little perspective to the immensity of the area you are looking over. Of course, Lewis, it WOULD be the women in the photo..........not that I'm complaining............... :unibrow:
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Postby tomcat_rc » Fri Sep 14, 2007 7:20 am

nice pictures Lewis -
congrats to you all - you picked an awesome area to hike from. like Trekker says - dayhiking makes for a long day on that peak. good to see Tamara getting back out in the hiking world again.

it's getting harder and harder to find virgins to sacrifice to the mountain Gods
mountain hiking is addictive:
I can quit anytime I want - I just choose not to want
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Postby The Other Tom » Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:25 am

Great pictures and commentary ! Thanks for posting
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Postby Ranboze » Mon Sep 17, 2007 1:10 pm

Lewis - CONGRATS \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ I LOVE the "hikealogue" slant.
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Postby Lewis » Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:29 pm

Trekker said;

Lewis, it WOULD be the women in the photo..........

And your point???

Ranbooze said;

I LOVE the "hikealogue"


Robin............ what the Hell is a hike-a-log? :eek: we did hike over a couple of logs over some streams. :)
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