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Sarah SimonRe: Great Page....

Sarah Simon

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Hey SouthernFry,

This route, indeed, WAS a blast. This is, however, also where I tried to slice part of my arm off. ;)

I LOVE spring snow climbing season!

Posted Jun 13, 2012 11:36 am



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Neva is jewel of Indian Peaks, i love this mountain.
Nice route for sure.
Posted Jun 13, 2012 10:01 am

Sarah SimonRe: ...

Sarah Simon

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I agree Neva is a wonderful jewel, and the Indian Peaks are a special place to begin with! Minus the rock-fall danger, this route was delightful, and the weather we enjoyed was nothing short of perfect!

Posted Jun 13, 2012 11:39 am

MarcsoltanGreat page Sarah


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Unfortunately, having great weather, sunny and warm, is responsible for most of the rock-falls. Not to worry about your sliced arm. You'll have war wounds to show your grand kids. Kidding aside, glad to see you guys are okay.

Posted Jun 13, 2012 2:36 pm

Sarah SimonRe: Great page Sarah

Sarah Simon

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Yeah, it has certainly occurred to me that the joys of hiking & climbing at almost 13k feet in a t-shirt were tempered by the miseries of rock fall and rotten snow. :(

My arm is still attached and doesn't really hurt, so - all's well that ends well, I guess. :)

At least I didn't have as exciting of a ride as Steven, the guy who had the rotten snow completely give way underneath him. He took a rough ride down bare, wet rock THEN into the snow slope that claimed a chunk of my arm. ;) Then again, it was in avoiding his "bare spot" that forced me to seek the higher, steeper terrain with the thinner snow...and, well, the rest you can see in the "sliced arm" photo... Hahaha!

Thanks for the note!

Posted Jun 13, 2012 2:50 pm

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