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Beauty Before Function

Columbine

This is my first ice axe.  My father gave it to me so I would be safe in the mountains.  It went to Alaska and the Eastern Sierra. It saved a mountain guide’s life. And mine. It looked different when it was new. Now, it works in the garden at Camp4Coffee.

4 thoughts on “Beauty Before Function

  1. At least you have a piece of art

  2. Nice post..

  3. Awesome re-use of an important aspect of your life! One of the reasons I love Crested Butte! Creative& interesting people! ❤️?

  4. A very photogenic ice ax amongst the loveliest columbines I have ever seen..

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