Congrats to Carl Dowdy, 14erskier finisher

(Last Updated On: May 5, 2013)

On Friday, May 3rd, Carl Dowdy clicked into his skis at the top of Crestone Needle and skied down it with a giant smile on his face, becoming the 10th (known) person to ski all of Colorado’s fourteeners. Joining Carl in his celebratory ski were Matt Kamper, Marc Barella, Mike Bean, Eric Sangueza and Rob Miller. Marc Barella and Matt Kamper are closing in on finishing their 14er ski descents as well as they each have 4 and 5 peaks remaining, respectively. (Update 5/5- Marc now only has 2 peaks to become the 2nd snowboarder to finish). And of course our friends Pam Rice and Chris Webster remain close as well, though they seem to enjoy it too much to actually finish.

Carl climbing Crestone Needle, smiling of course!

Yep, it's steep.

Carl skiing the Needle to complete his fourteener quest. Photo by Matt Kamper.

We at 14erskiers extend a huge congratulations to Carl, and we wish the the best of luck to Marc and Matt in completing their fourteener skiing endeavors.

Carl made a video from the Needle, check it out:

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Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things, Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate :) Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

2 thoughts on “Congrats to Carl Dowdy, 14erskier finisher

  • May 4, 2013 at 11:42 pm
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    Thanks! It’s been an incredible journey as you both know very well. Your trip reports have proved quite useful along the way, particularly El Diente and the Needle to name a couple. I’m looking forward to continuing to copy your lines. Especially some of the recent ones I’ve seen. Enjoy the rest of the rejuvenated ski season.

  • May 5, 2013 at 8:07 am
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    Congratulations Carl, your Mom has given us periodic updates on your adventure. I am very happy for you that you have safely accomplished this challenge. The pictures are amazing and I am sure you have memories and stories equal to the pictures. Other than becoming a Dad what is next?

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