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So lazy, can't move. Mt Evans. August 2014.


Male, 46 years old

Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States

Power = 10 (Vote Weight = 1%)

Occupation: Inventory Business Owner/ Pathfinder DM/ Mountain Junky/ Font of Sarcasm

A Few Words: I like high places. If it's a sixty minute conditioning romp up Monadnock or an umpteen hour death march in the howling wilderness it's going to be fun. I started hiking when I visited NH in 1993 and since 2007 my trips to the mountains went from being three hour jaunts to multi week cross country trips to hit various ranges. I'm not into rock climbing much, although I have gotten some jollies off of things I would have considered entirely off limits even a few years ago. Scrambling is the best. While descending the deserted rock chute on the way down King's Peak I became a firm believer that you haven't lived until you stand on a rock the size of a small refrigerator that decides it wants to slide downslope thirty feet with you on top of it. I sign climber's logs for things with effort involved so several of the 41 state high points I have visited aren't listed on my profile. I can give advice on anything in NH and my business allows me considerable time off, so I do get around a bit. If I lived in Colorado I wouldn't come out of the mountains in summer except to work and buy groceries. I like lists but I'm not big on any list in particular. Ultras, the Northeast 115, Adirondack 4000's, state high points, Catskill 3500's, the NH 4000's, Colorado 14's, Southern Sixers; they're all good. I prefer visiting different areas rather than concentrating on one state or region because I like variety but sometimes all I have time for is the Whites, so north I go. Apart from that I am middle aged, fat, slow, and ex Army infantry with the attitude to match but I still don't take anything too seriously. The few mountains I have climbed that lack a summitpost web page so far have been Lookout Mtn in New Mexico, Pico in Vermont, Doubletop, Sherrill, North Dome, and Vly in the Cats, and Williams in Massachusetts. Mountains I have seen from a distance that are on my to do list are Telescope and Shasta in California, Charleston in Nevada, Rainier and Adams in Washington, Hood in Oregon, Colden in NY, and Cloud Peak in Wyoming. I want a second try at Granite in Montana and Kit Carson in Colorado. If I had to name a range I wanted to spend more time in it would have to be the Beartooth. My favorite range in Colorado is definitely the Sangres.

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Climber's Logs I've Signed (195)
Areas & Ranges (5)
Death Valley (California Desert Peaks)
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (Sangre de Cristo Mountains)
Yellowstone National Park (Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem)
Carlsbad Caverns (U.S. National Parks)
Mountains & Rocks (187)
Mount Liberty (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
Mount Flume (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
The Crockers (The Maine Appalachian Trail and Mountains)
Bigelow Mountain (The Maine Appalachian Trail and Mountains)
Old Speck (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Moriah (NH) (Carter Range)
Lion Head (Mount Washington)
Mount Waumbek (White Mountains (NH/ME))
The Horn (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Cabot (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Israel (Waterville Valley-Sandwich Range)
South Pawtuckaway (Pawtuckaway Mountains)
Mount Love (Southern Sixers)
Mount Chocorua (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Jennings Peak (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Halcott Mountain (Catskill 3500'ers)
Mount Isolation (Presidential Range)
Mount Hale (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
Mount Webster (Presidential Range)
Mount Jackson (Presidential Range)
Kinsman Mountain, North Peak (White Mountains (NH/ME))
High Dune (Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve)
Challenger Point (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Bross (Colorado 14ers)
La Plata Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Yale (Colorado 14ers)
Gemini Peak (Mosquito Range)
Mount Sheridan (Mosquito Range)
Mount Sherman (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Lincoln (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Cameron (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Democrat (Colorado 14ers)
Mont Richardson (Quebec Mountains)
Mount Passaconaway (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Whiteface (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Bearpen Mountain (Catskill Range)
Big Indian (Catskill Range)
Panther and Giant Ledge (Catskill Range)
Mount Ellen (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Mount Abraham, VT (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Crotched Mountain (Monadnock Region)
Stony Man (Shenandoah National Park)
Wildcat Mountain (Carter Range)
Mount Tripyramid (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Hancock, North Peak and South Peak (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Hogback Mountain (Shenandoah National Park)
Mount Marshall (North & South Marshall) (Shenandoah National Park)
Hawksbill (Shenandoah National Park)
Blackrock (Shenandoah National Park)
Hightop (Shenandoah National Park)
Old Rag Mountain (Shenandoah National Park)
Reddish Knob (Allegheny Mountains)
The Pinnacle (Shenandoah National Park)
Mary's Rock (Shenandoah National Park)
Compton Peak (Shenandoah National Park)
Mount Pierce (Presidential Range)
Balsam Lake Mountain (Catskill 3500'ers)
Eagle (Catskills) (Catskill Range)
Balsam (Catskill Range)
Bear Mountain (Southern Taconic Range)
Mount Watatic (Monadnock Region)
Mount Everett (Southern Taconic Range)
Stratton Mountain (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Camel's Hump (Green Mountains (Vermont))
North Pawtuckaway (Pawtuckaway Mountains)
Belknap Mountain (NH Lakes Region)
Blanca Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Pemigewasset (Indian Head) (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Pack Monadnock Mountain (Monadnock Region)
Mount Cardigan (Dartmouth-Sunapee Region)
Mount Osceola (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Dickey Mountain (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Welch Mountain (White Mountains (NH/ME))
North Pack Monadnock (Monadnock Region)
Mount Frissell (Southwest Shoulder) (U.S. State Highpoints)
Brace Mountain (NY/NJ Highlands)
Devils Courthouse (Blue Ridge Parkway)
Pikes Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Quandary Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Bierstadt (Colorado 14ers)
Longs Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Ellingwood Point (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Lindsey (Colorado 14ers)
West Spanish Peak (Sangre de Cristo Mountains)
Capulin Volcano (New Mexico 1k Prominence Peaks)
Old Mike Peak (Sangre de Cristo Mountains)
Simpson Peak (Sangre de Cristo Mountains)
Mount Walter (Sangre de Cristo Mountains)
Wheeler Peak (NM) (Sangre de Cristo Mountains)
Sierra Blanca (New Mexico 10k+ Peaks)
Driskill Mountain (U.S. State Highpoints)
Grassy Cove Top (Southern Sixers)
Tennent Mountain (Southern Sixers)
Black Balsam Knob (Southern Sixers)
Richland Balsam (Southern Sixers)
Mount LeConte (Southern Sixers)
Mount Collins (Southern Sixers)
Kinsman Mountain, South Peak (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Spalding (Front Range (CO))
Rocky Peak Ridge (Adirondacks)
Giant Mountain (Adirondacks)
Algonquin Peak (Adirondacks)
Wright Peak (Adirondacks)
Iroquois Peak (Adirondacks)
Mount Equinox (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Ludlow/Okemo Mtn (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Mount Tecumseh (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Slide Mountain (Catskill 3500'ers)
Kaaterskill High Peak (Catskill Range)
Twin (Catskill Range)
Indian Head (Catskill 3500'ers)
Sugarloaf (Catskill Range)
Windham High Peak (Catskill Range)
Waterrock Knob (Southern Sixers)
White Butte (U.S. State Highpoints)
West Tiger Mountain (Tiger Mountain)
Carter Dome (Carter Range)
Mount Willey (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Field (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Tom (NH) (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Avalon (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Katahdin (Katahdin Group)
Cairn Mountain (Beartooth Range)
Mount Magazine-Signal Hill (U.S. State Highpoints)
Black Mesa (U.S. State Highpoints)
Kings Peak (Kings-Emmons Ridge)
Torreys Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Grays Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Eagle Mountain (U.S. State Highpoints)
Spruce Knob (U.S. State Highpoints)
Borah Peak (Idaho County Highpoints)
Mount Morgan (NH Lakes Region)
Mount Percival (Waterville Valley-Sandwich Range)
Table (Catskill Range)
Blackhead (Catskill Range)
Black Dome (Catskill 3500'ers)
Thomas Cole (Catskill 3500'ers)
Peekamoose (Catskill Range)
East Osceola (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Cannon Mountain (NH) (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Sassafras Mountain (U.S. State Highpoints)
Black Mountain (KY) (U.S. State Highpoints)
Mount Rogers (U.S. State Highpoints)
Brasstown Bald (U.S. State Highpoints)
Backbone Mountain (U.S. State Highpoints)
Mount Davis (U.S. State Highpoints)
Cornell (Catskill Range)
Wittenberg Mountain (Catskill 3500'ers)
Hunter (Catskill 3500'ers)
Plateau Mountain (Catskill 3500'ers)
Little Haystack (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
Mount Mansfield (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Mount Marcy (Adirondacks)
Mount Eisenhower (Presidential Range)
Mount Monroe (Presidential Range)
Mount Franklin (Presidential Range)
Mount Madison (Presidential Range)
Mount Jefferson (Presidential Range)
Mount Craig (Black Mountains)
Clingmans Dome (Southern Sixers)
Mount Moosilauke (White Mountains (NH/ME))
Mount Major (NH Lakes Region)
Mount Greylock (U.S. State Highpoints)
Mount Washington (Presidential Range)
Killington Peak (Green Mountains (Vermont))
Mount Lincoln (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
Mount Lafayette (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
Mount Adams (Presidential Range)
Mount Elbert (Colorado 14ers)
Harney Peak (U.S. State Highpoints)
Mount Monadnock (Monadnock Region)
Cheaha Mountain (U.S. State Highpoints)
Mount Kearsarge (Sunapee Region) (Dartmouth-Sunapee Region)
Guadalupe Peak (Guadalupe Mountains National Park)
Mount Evans (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Massive (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Mitchell (Black Mountains)
Routes (3)
Lion Head (Mount Washington)
South Taconic Trail (Mount Frissell (Southwest Shoulder))
The Presidential Traverse (Mount Washington)

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