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"John Denver Peak"

Postby Elkranger » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:52 pm

http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20110 ... ofile=1058

Why Couldn't she pick one of the 50 or so unnamed peaks around Aspen?

These people want to put an Aspen associated name on this classic symbol of the down valley.
Can't let down valley trash have anything.

If your going to try to rename this mountain, name it the original Ute name.

Also there is already a "John Denver Peak" is Alaska.
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Tonka » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:21 pm

I know John did a lot of good things but I'm not for renaming. It was already named for this guy (info from a secret web source).
Mount Sopris History: Mount Sopris is named in honor of Captain Richard Sopris who in July of 1860 led a prospecting expedition up the Roaring Fork Valley. He was the first man of European descent to soak in the hot spings in Glenwood Canyon. He later went on to gain prominence as Denver's Mayor (1878-1881), even commisioning the creation of Denver's City Park.


To the tune of "Thank God I'm a Country Boy"
Went to grab the throttle but instead I grabbed the bottle......
And now I'm an ocean buoy :lol:
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Castlereagh » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:28 pm

McDaniel, a college professor who recently earned her Ph.D. in ecopsychology



Good to know she's putting that PHD to good use.
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby goldenhopper » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:06 am

This happened to us here in Cali a few years back when North Palisade was to be renamed after David Brower. The SP Mob put a stop to that shit! :twisted:

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... 3880.story

But mainly this guy:


"I'm a nobody. I just climb rocks," said Rick Poedtke, a 49-year-old climber who retired to Crowley Lake after a Navy career. "The way they're doing this is dirty. It was a sneak attack, and I'm going to give them a frontal attack."

Poedtke has become a nettlesome pebble in the boot of the Brower Palisade effort, whipping up opposition at the website http://www.summitpost.org and organizing petitions against the Senate measure. The pugnacious Poedtke likens stripping North Palisade of its name to re-christening the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, on which he served.

You just don't do it.


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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby lcarreau » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:34 am

I would have called it BOB DENVER Peak !!! :!:

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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Snowslogger » Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:00 am

I woulda figured you for a Maryanne guy!
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Sarah Simon » Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:10 pm

No thanks.

There are already plenty of un-named peaks, several above 13k, in Colorado. No need to re-name one of the peaks of Mt. Sopris. I wish this woman would focus her energies on getting another peak named after Mr. Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr (aka John Denver). Maybe some un-named 13er could be renamed Thank God I'm a Country Boy Peak.
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Sarah Simon » Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:12 pm

Ouch, Tonka.

Tonka wrote:To the tune of "Thank God I'm a Country Boy"
Went to grab the throttle but instead I grabbed the bottle......
And now I'm an ocean buoy :lol:


But, ok...I confess, this made me laugh. :lol:
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Doublecabin » Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:53 am

Didn't Denver protest the expansion of Interstate 70 while at the same time having a 4k gallon gas tank installed on his property?
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Steve Gruhn » Thu May 09, 2013 8:07 pm

Also there is already a "John Denver Peak" is Alaska.


Where is this supposed "John Denver Peak" in Alaska?
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Re: "John Denver Peak"

Postby Scott » Thu May 09, 2013 8:53 pm

Where is this supposed "John Denver Peak" in Alaska?


The book "Under the Midnight Sun" speaks of a peak they named "John Denver Peak" in Greenland.

http://www.amazon.com/Under-Midnight-Su ... 1889120197

Because some call Alaska "Land of the Midnight Sun", my guess is that the original poster (now inactive) got confused and was thinking of the above.
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