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They strapped on their iced-up snowshoes, made their way up a steep ridge, past the tree line and arrived at the 12,630-ft. summit after three hours.

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Father and son tackle Humphrey’s Peak on snowshoes

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Morris Brown and his son are the kind of people who can reconnect in zero-degree temperatures, under weighty packs, over death-trap crevasses and high up on icy mountain peaks.


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