Crestone Peak

Crestone Peak is the seventh highest peak in Colorado. You can see Crestone Needle in the background.
Elevation: 14,294 feet = 4,357 meters.

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Noondueler

Noondueler - Jul 23, 2009 1:55 pm - Hasn't voted

Really cool!

That the youngster made it with you! Dogs dance up and down mountains while people struggle.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jul 23, 2009 6:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Really cool!

Duchess was pretty amazing on both Crestones. She does not like the loose rock of Elk range in Colorado, but the solid rock suits her well. She did over 40 fourteeners.

Noondueler

Noondueler - Jul 26, 2009 7:00 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Really cool!

How many dogs achieve such a feat! She may have the record!

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jul 26, 2009 10:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Really cool!

Thank you...I am not sure how other dogs are doing on fourteeners, but I think that Duchess is about finished. I did take her up Maroon Bell and had to turn around about 800 ft below the summit. She was refusing to go and had bloody paws. I felt horrible (dog abuser?)... she is 10 years old now, and cannot keep up with me on long runs.
She did so great on Crestones, Kit Carson, even Little Bear when hourglass was under the snow....She seems so happy outdoors, and gives me sad looks when I go out without her...

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 25, 2009 8:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Really cool!

Duchess says Thank you... She is happy outdoors even when she sometimes suffers... but I guess most of us feel the same...

Vladislav

Vladislav - Sep 2, 2009 11:23 pm - Voted 10/10

Duchess

might just have a world record in climbing among dogs. I am not sure I will ever have as many 14s under my belt.
Vlad.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Sep 2, 2009 11:27 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Duchess

Sure you can... most of the Colorado fourteeners are just walks up the hill, especially in the summer. I did once 5 in 1 day (it was nearly 22 hrs straight)

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