I Climbed a Mountain

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    Mount Whitney

    In my much younger days and I won't do it again.  That was a tough climb, and cold.  I just remember getting above the tree line and being cold
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1
    56-60, M
    Feb 13, 2010

    Scafell Pike

    I climbed Scafell Pike in the Lake District (England) last Summer.  It was something I had wanted to do for years, and I was so glad to be able to do it at last.  When I got to the top there was quite a crowd of people up there.  Two middle aged men were up there...
    Tibicina Tibicina
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2010

    I Climbed Mt Fuji, Japan July 1983

     I have posted an album of pictures for Mt Fuji. I hope you enjoy!  If I am unable to do my Hike to the Base Camp of Mt Everest in 2011, then in July of 2011, I would like to climb Mt Fuji in Japan for my 2nd time. The last 2 weeks of July, Mt Fuji is open for the...
    lovelife2themax lovelife2themax
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

    I Bested Mount Edwards, Qld, Australia

    On Wednesday the 12th of September this year my school went on camping trip. I had my seven friends on that trip with me and on the first day we climbed a mountain. I led most of the way including the downhill parts where everyone had to be far behind each other to avoid...
    B33z B33z
    13-15, F
    Dec 8, 2012

    Mount Washington

    It was amazing yet excuciating at the same time. I was with a group of people. We all love a challenge and always accept a challenge to ourselves. We ran up that mountain. I was very short at the time and the first half of the mountain is tall rocks that were hard to climb at my...
    gecko77 gecko77
    16-17, F
    May 14, 2011

    Qunadary Peak

    Freaking beautiful - it was a 14er in colorado and one of the most amazing transcendental experiences - at least once i reached the top and caught my breath. I am addicted to nature - I am planning on climbing (hiking) another.
    nrcitygal nrcitygal
    26-30, F
    Jun 6, 2009

    I Did When I Was Younger

    when I was 15 I did one of the Spanish Peaks in Colorado, it's only 14,000 or so but it was still awsome. I'd do it again probably if I ever got the chance or had the time, I'm still pretty young so i'll probably get the oppourtunity.
    somethinglikeaphenomenon somethinglikeaphenomenon
    22-25, M
    Feb 18, 2009

    By Accident?

    When I was 14, I went on a camping trip with a bunch of kids from my school. There were eleven of us and two teachers. We brought our own food, tents, stove and fuel, everything. We even planned out our route prior to the trip - our aim was to reach the summit of Mt. Brinchang...
    squishedbanana squishedbanana
    18-21, F
    Jan 5, 2009

    Gray's and Torrey's

    There isn't some remarkable story, but I've done Gray's and Torrey's in Colorado twice. They're two of the 14ers. The first time was in High School with a class. And then a few years later with my girlfriend at the time. The view from one that high is amazing, you can see... the...
    Solitaryvoice Solitaryvoice
    26-30, M
    Sep 13, 2008

    Valcano In Thailand ! Lol

    Yeah I climbed a valcano in Thailand when I was a second year College Student It was a field trip arranged by "Geology" Class lol Not everyone had to do this but me Since I traveled and worked a lot Thus ,, My time was not enough for taking exam .. Professor sent me to...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2009
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