Tag: 14ers

Andrea Sansone climbs 12 14ers in under 24 hours setting new FKT

Andrea Sansone climbed 12 14ers in 22hrs16min (supported). Eric Lee set the previous men’s and overall FKT with 11 14ers in 21hrs50min (supported) on 9/19/2020. Becca Jay set the previous women’s FKT with 8 14ers in 18hrs33min (supported) on 7/8/2020. FKT = Fastest Known Time “This project has been a long time coming and there […]

Capitol Peak snow; Is it termination dust?

Snow now covers Capitol Peak and the Elks. Will this end the climbing season for most Summer climbers? The Alaskan phrase for this phenomena is “Termination Dust”. I suspect the answer comes down to how much risk climbers are willing to shoulder. Other peaks that are less technical like Quandary (“walk-ups”) will continue to be […]