East Ridge via Tanglewood Creek Climber's Log

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entEngle - Dec 23, 2007 2:02 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1975

18yr.old's only 13er  Sucess!

I'd just turned 18, a complete novice from Ohio. Went with 3 vets.
of Rockies (2 guys +dog). Took crappy ext. frame-pack & heavy gear.
Only some altitude illness on ascent. Rode down scree on way from
summit to a Roosevelt pond camp. Return was rushed short-cut, back
to lot. Had to run downhill to keep sight of others. Knees locked
stiff upon return to apt. [Recovered to bicycle 1,565 mi. to Ohio]

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