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tacoturner


Male, 30 years old

Smithville, Texas, United States

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Occupation: Outdoor Instruction

Website: http://bryanrileyturner.com

A Few Words: in retrospect, I see the following as terribly cliche, but i think it still gives truthful insight into my interests/desires/purposes... from a summer 2005 journal: Sunrise on the Tetons is perfectly un-imaginable and wholly indescribable, or I would attempt to do so. Watching the sunset across the largest of North America's high altitude lakes from a sea of peaks and alpine terrain is equally breathtaking. Laying back on the sandy shores of Yellowstone Lake to watch the Milky Way Galaxy slide by and counting the shooting stars only to be distracted by a storm rolling in 50 miles to the East is entirely satisfying. Picking a route up a mountain (without aid of trail) that gains nearly 7000' of elevation in 6 miles, then being blasted by 50mph winds as we crest a summit ridge with 12,000+ ft peaks in view is far more motivation than I have ever experienced. And doing all this on a regular basis has made me ALIVE. I have decided: this is me. I was made for this.


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Elephant Back Mountain (Absaroka Range)
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new to Austin, looking for partners (Austin rock -- Anytime)
If you're from West Texas, you gotta climb at... (Hueco Tanks -- After Sep 05, 2008)
Box Canyon & Enchanted Tower (Enchanted Tower -- After Sep 05, 2008)
Guadalupe Peak and El Capitan, TX (Guadalupe Peak -- May 15, 2007 - Jul 21, 2007)
Climber's Logs I've Signed (22)
Mountains & Rocks (21)
South Rim (Big Bend National Park)
Emory Peak (Big Bend National Park)
Hoyt Peak (Absaroka Range)
Table Mountain (Teton Range)
South Teton (Teton Range)
Grand Teton (Teton Range)
Glacier Peak (Cascade Volcanoes)
Dome Peak (Ptarmigan Traverse)
Cheaha Mountain (U.S. State Highpoints)
Spirit Mountain (Beartooth Range)
Elephant Back Mountain (Absaroka Range)
Avalanche Peak (Absaroka Range)
Charlies Bunion (Great Smoky Mountains)
El Capitan (Guadalupe Mountains National Park)
Guadalupe Peak (Guadalupe Mountains National Park)
Pikes Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Black Mountain (Absaroka Range)
Old Rag Mountain (Shenandoah National Park)
Hawksbill (Shenandoah National Park)
Electric Peak (Gallatin Range)
Conejos Peak (San Juan Range)
Routes (1)

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