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Re: denali questions

Postby ScottyP » Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:31 am

+1 for MT. Denali and Aco with them.
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Re: denali questions

Postby benjaminwu » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:29 am

heading to acon in 2 days!! not with MT, but they're definitely the frontrunner for denali (if i go). would be curious to hear your comparisons of the physical demands of denali vs acon...

i'll come back to read this at the end of the month :)
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Re: denali questions

Postby ScottyP » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:54 am

I found Aco harder than Denali, strange I know..
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Re: denali questions

Postby ExcitableBoy » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:40 pm

ScottyP wrote:I found Aco harder than Denali, strange I know..


That extra 1,000 meters of elevation might have something to do with it.
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Re: denali questions

Postby ScottyP » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:25 am

I think it is the endless boring scenery on Aco. And I did the "pretty" route! The polish w/ traverse to the normal route. Not the prettiest I've seen.
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Re: denali questions

Postby ExcitableBoy » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:30 am

I guess that is why they call it Aconslogua.
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