Flying Colorado’s 14ers

Flying Colorado’s 14ers
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By Randy Wyrick

Garrett Fisher is one of the few people on God’s green earth who sees eye-to-eye with 14ers. He published a book about flying his 65-year-old Piper Cub PA-11 over and around all of Colorado’s 14ers — mountains that rise to more than 14,000 feet above sea level. Few in this world will stand atop a 14er, Fisher said. Most of us view them from a distance or after getting off a ski lift. Distance reduces them to less than they are and makes them “ordinary,” another mountain with snow on it, Fisher said. They are not. “An airplane joins a …

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