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Old 06-22-2006, 10:19 PM   #15
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A little West of Colorado Springs?

azflycaster,
I'm guessing Pike's peak.
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Old 06-22-2006, 10:37 PM   #16
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Ding, ding, ding, we have a winner.
Several years back we were headed to Mt Rushmore with the SOB popup and we stop and setup in Colorado Springs. We hop in the truck (Nissan 4x4) and head up to the peak. It is July 1st and we are wearing T-Shirts and shorts. We get to the top (great 1 hr drive) and its near or below freezing. We both now have Pikes Peak sweat shirts!
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Old 06-23-2006, 08:45 PM   #17
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The highest I have ever driven was a little over 14,000 feet. It was a good thing I did not have a trailer behind me. The air was thin, it was COLD (snow on the ground) and it was the 1st of July, 3 days befoe the big race. Where was I?
well of course u were on pike's peak....great photo 2......

as an aside....
in my younger days i 'ran' the pikes peak marathon.....a few times....in is staged in august..

after the first effort i started going out to crested butte (10k elevation or so) and acclimating for a few weeks...

my running times improved by 20-25%......

too bad the trucks don't adapt as well......

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