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Brian's Lucky Day
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Brian's Lucky Day

 
Brian\'s Lucky Day

Page Type: Trip Report

Location: Colorado, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 40.25464°N / 105.61569°W

Object Title: Brian's Lucky Day

Date Climbed/Hiked: Jul 3, 1998

Activities: Mountaineering

Season: Summer

 

Page By: peakmind

Created/Edited: Mar 28, 2009 / Mar 28, 2009

Object ID: 501987

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Longs via Kieners

Neither Brian or I had ever successfully completed the classic “Kiener’s Route” on Longs Peak. Making this effort all the more unavoidable, this route is also called, “The Mountaineers Route.” Ensnared by the gravity of such inspiration, the limits of our so called “free will” were all too apparent.

And while this adventure shared many attributes with many other adventures, this one would be characterized by the lucky breaks Brian used to survive the day. For that reason, I call our ascent of Longs Peak via Kieners Route on July 3rd, 1998, “Brian’s Lucky Day.”
Brian's Lucky Day

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kieners route overview

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