Remembering Huntley Ingalls-Neptune's Boulder CO SundayJan 6

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Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Topic Author's Original Post - Jan 2, 2019 - 11:54am PT
On Sunday January 6 friends and admirers of desert climbing legend Huntley Ingalls will be gathering at Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder, CO to share thoughts and remembrances. Neptune Mountaineering is located at 633 South Broadway in Boulder. The event is open to the public and will commence at 6 PM and end at 8:30 PM with several speakers including a slide presentation by desert climbing historian Steve "Crusher" Bartlett.
Having spent considerable time roaming the Colorado Plateau while doing survey work, Huntley was the first to catch the vision of climbing the desert giants like the Titan and convince others like Layton Kor and George Hurley to attempt them. He was a man of diverse interests and an asset to the Boulder climbing community right up to the end of his rich and varied life.
I have posters from the Diamond Reflections- Remembering Layton Kor event from 2013 that features a beautiful Huntley Ingalls photo of Layton and Charlie Roskosz pioneering D-7 back in 1962 available signed by all of the speakers and unsigned. Huntley was one of the speakers as he was present in support of that effort.
More on that amazing event is available here.
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/2126118/Diamond-Reflections-1959-67-Remembering-Layton-Kor-6-21-22
See you there!
Roots

Mountain climber
Redmond, Oregon
Jan 2, 2019 - 03:27pm PT
Desert tower bump!
Tarbuster

climber
right here, right now
Jan 3, 2019 - 07:22am PT
Brokedownclimber

Trad climber
Douglas, WY
Jan 4, 2019 - 11:09am PT
Bump for Huntley!
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Jan 4, 2019 - 11:25am PT
I'll be there in spirit Steve.

Huntley was a great guy.
crunch

Social climber
CO
Jan 4, 2019 - 09:36pm PT
Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 6, 2019 - 07:52am PT
Bump for the memorial gathering today at 6 PM.
Brokedownclimber

Trad climber
Douglas, WY
Jan 6, 2019 - 02:59pm PT
I'm planning to be there.

Ooops! Last minute change of plans; can't make it!
Steve Grossman

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 7, 2019 - 06:43pm PT
That solves the mystery of how I missed seeing you.
I recorded the proceedings and once I clean up the sound it should turn out okay.
Huntley's niece Tara showed up and she was blown away by all the love and respect in the room. Her resemblance to Huntley was striking. Very cool to meet her and hear about her feelings for her uncle after the gathering.
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