Drones and Climbing Unclimbed Peaks?

Drone-with-rope

Given that Colorado has been home to generations of serious climbers, it’s hardly surprising that very few unclimbed peaks are left in the state. The ones that remain are remote, chossy, or unprotectable—sometimes all three. Peak 9,854, a 60-foot “upside-down bowling pin” in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, was likely the most difficult unclimbed, ranked summit over 8,000 feet in the entire state. Until this month.

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