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Finally I found a photo that wasnít too dull and boring, as I might appear in just a simple portrait, although I had to go back to the early 1990ís when I was an active hill walker and occasional mountaineer.

Here I am on a training climb in the French Alps Ė the big mountain in the background is Mont Blanc (4,808m / 15,774ft). The training peak was the Tour Ronde (3730m) which we climbed to acclimatise ourselves before ascending Mont Blanc via the Aiguilles de Gouter route, (the easy way up), being more of a high altitude walk rather than a technical climb.

Although physically it is not who I am now, (age and all of that), my spirit hasnít changed and it brings back fond memories of some wonderful times I had amidst those beautiful mountains, in the company of great friends. Not unlike dwelling here, in the Ice In Space community.

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Old 13-05-2007, 06:22 PM
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Finally I found a photo that wasnít too dull and boring, as I might appear in just a simple portrait, although I had to go back to the early 1990ís when I was an active hill walker and occasional mountaineer.

Here I am on a training climb in the French Alps Ė the big mountain in the background is Mont Blanc (4,808m / 15,774ft). The training peak was the Tour Ronde (3730m) which we climbed to acclimatise ourselves before ascending Mont Blanc via the Aiguilles de Gouter route, (the easy way up), being more of a high altitude walk rather than a technical climb.

Although physically it is not who I am now, (age and all of that), my spirit hasnít changed and it brings back fond memories of some wonderful times I had amidst those beautiful mountains, in the company of great friends. Not unlike dwelling here, in the Ice In Space community.

Cheers

Dennis

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Old 13-05-2007, 06:25 PM
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great pic Dennis, what a top experience
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Old 13-05-2007, 06:31 PM
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"all of that " .. is the real problem not age
what a great pic ..Lots of fun I guess ?
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Old 13-05-2007, 11:17 PM
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Very impressive pic Dennis. It must be an awesome feeling to reach the top of a mountain like that.

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Old 14-05-2007, 05:19 AM
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Wow, that's awesome Dennis!
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Old 14-05-2007, 05:33 AM
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Thanks guys. The scenery in the Western Alps (Europe) is stunning and most of the climbs I managed to complete were the classical routes, requiring mainly fitness as I wasn’t into the scary, hard climbing stuff.

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OK here I am too.
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Ok, I'm only new but now that I've retired I have more time on my hands to try this. Attached is a photo from my retirement dinner - the main reason I'm smiling so much, I guess (or maybe something to do with alcohol consumption)
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Old 06-06-2007, 04:14 PM
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OK here I am too.
Hi Grinz,
along with you I should like star gazing !

(and with that nice scope )
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Old 06-06-2007, 09:52 PM
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Thanks, Ispom! *blush* I see you like cats too: I am owned by two of them who follow me everywhere so when I do some stargazing from home (not all that much, very light polluted, so mainly binocular stuff), they join me in the garden.


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Old 06-06-2007, 10:40 PM
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Grinz I assume, we will have a lots of telling about the stars and the cats ,
Iíll attract your attention on myself at thenewRadiant
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Old 07-06-2007, 01:20 PM
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Welcome Imin

Is that the Great Wall of China??? Great looking terrain!!!
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Old 07-06-2007, 10:37 PM
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Yes Imin - welcome. Would love to know more about that area where it was taken.
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Old 08-06-2007, 06:39 AM
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I'm a newbie Hello. My pic should be on my profile, as I'm not sure how to work much else!
Name is Holly. Nice to meet you all.
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Old 26-08-2007, 09:24 PM
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Hi Holly nice to meet you as well, yep nice pic.

Cheers Leon
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Old 26-08-2007, 09:26 PM
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Holly and you seem to have lots of interests.
I hope you enjoy your stay on iceinspace, and you find a good job that your interested in soon
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Hi Holly and welcome -
but : it is only so a little picture ...
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