I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Will_E
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Nice work!
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Great work! Way to stick with it. Congratulations.
The summit is a source of power. The long view gives one knowledge and time to prepare. The summit, by virtue of the dizzying exposure, leaves one vulnerable. A bit of confidence and a dash of humility is all we get for our work. Yet to share these moments with friends is to be human. C. Anker
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Congratulations from another approaching that age. Keep it up!
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Crusher! Strong work!
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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tomwenzl wrote: Fri Aug 12, 2022 12:24 pm I started climbing 14ers in 1997. I finished the last one of the official 14ers on August 3, 2022, with Eolus, Sunlight, and Windom on the same day. It took me 25 years to do it all. I climbed all the official 14ers, plus 3 of the unofficial 14ers (less than 300 ft elevation gain from the connecting saddle). I'm fast approaching 60 years old. I didn't think I'd be able to do it. I will think about writing stories about my adventures on the peaks. My favorite was Long's peak. I had some scary moments on Kit Carson, North and South Maroon, Little Bear, Capital, and El Diente to name a few.
Does anyone have insight into how many people climb all the 14ers?
Tom Wenzl (Canon City, Colorado)
Congrats, Tom!
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Congratulations on a huge accomplishment! Way to persevere and complete your goal!
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Congrats Tom, amazing work!!!
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Congrats and very inspiring! I'm amazed at how many people have accomplished this feat!
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Re: I finished all the 14ers on my list

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Woohoo! Way to keep at it! Congratulations! \:D/
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:-D Congratulations! And please do share your stories!
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Congratulations, Tom! Nice work sticking with it.
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Congrats!
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