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13,000 ft. Engineer Mountain - Colorado

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by txdan2010, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. txdan2010

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    Climbed to the summit of Engineer mountain, 13,000! Hope you guys enjoy! Check out my other videos on my profile as well.
    DJI Phantom 2 Vision + (stock)

    https://vimeo.com/111017365
     
  2. johncanfield

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    Very nice - LIKE! We have been Jeeping around the San Juan Mountains for the last few years, we stay for usually 4-6 weeks around July/August. Just started flying my P2 with a FPV setup and I've been wondering how well it will fly at that altitude - obviously it will.
     
  3. txdan2010

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    Aw man ya I've been up in the San Juans every summer and winter for the last 17 years. Love the jeep trails up there... so many amazing places to fly my drone! Where do you stay? We have a cabin in the Rockwood neighborhood, about 15 minutes south of the DMR ski resort.
     
  4. johncanfield

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    We're in a motorhome and stay at Centennial Campground (about 10 miles south of Montrose.) We have several buddies both locals and summer residents that we Jeep with usually once or twice a week.
     
  5. IflyinWY

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    Where the deer and the antelope play
    Breathtaking.

    I liked Marin as well.

    Thanks Dan... :cool:
     
  6. knuckles

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    Nice one, what a great spot for droning. How long did it take to get to the top?
     
  7. Khudson7

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    WOW...fabulous scenery!! And great selfie of you on top! Bravo!
     
  8. GoodnNuff

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    Great video! Makes me homesick, I have family in Montrose, Telluride and Durango.
     
  9. txdan2010

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    Hey everyone,

    Thanks for the positive feedback! It was a ton of fun filming that summit shot :)

    @knuckles, it takes around 4-6 hours to reach the summit. The rule is "Up by 12, down by 2" in order to avoid the nearly daily rainfall at that altitude. In the first part of the video, you see the shot rise up from the field of flowers and look at the summit. If you look closely you'll notice that there are clouds around the summit. I actually look this shot after we summited the mountain bc I had forgotten to take a shot earlier.

    Cheers,
    Dan
     
  10. knuckles

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    That's cool. I wish I lived near there. I had a Colorado vacation last year before I had my phantom. Plenty of awesome places I wish I could fly.
     
  11. txdan2010

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    Ya there are so many cool places to go around there, I only had time to film 1-2 of them. Old mines, rapids, amazing looking mountains, skiing, ziplines, etc.