After the previous weekend we were intent on finding a north-facing couloir to climb - we found one on the north side of Flattop Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park. According to Gillett, Flattop Gully saw its first ascent by Topher Donahue only 7 years ago in 1999. It surprised me that such a fun route on such a popular mountain had seen so few ascents - add us to the list!
"I hate all the programs Marge likes, but it's no big deal. You know why? Whenever Marge turns on one of her 'non-violent' programs, I take a walk. I go to a bar, I pound a few, then I stumble home in the mood for looooove."