What's the highest elevation that you've drank a beer at?

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  1. AricGresko

    AricGresko Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Denver, Colorado. Drank the same volume of beer as a usual night out at the bar, but definitely felt more buzzed.
  2. Wolfhead

    Wolfhead Initiate (181) Sep 1, 2009 Illinois

    Went to school in Denver mid 70's so between skiing and hiking with backpacks the highest with feet on the ground was 14400 or so as we ticked off about 7-8 14ners. Now if you include what else may have been in the packs then were considerably higher
  3. cbcrunch

    cbcrunch Poo-Bah (1,803) Jan 21, 2012 Wyoming

    Irwin Lodge above Crested Butte, Colorado. 10,700 feet.
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  4. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,606) Mar 12, 2009 New York

    Top of the lift at Timberline at Mount Hood, not sure but prob. over 9000 feet. Spring skiing on my honeymoon and man that beer sure tasted good with the other, more herbal, enjoyable we shared.
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  5. PGD120

    PGD120 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2015 New Jersey

    over the summer me and some friends hiked a bunch of the 14ers in colorado. had a deviant dales at the top of pikes. quite memorable
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  6. Smakawhat

    Smakawhat Poo-Bah (7,117) Mar 18, 2008 Maryland

    Denver and Ft. Collins Colorado.

    and man that experience sucks.. waking up every morning with charlie horses, nose bleeds and having afternoon headaches all friggin day...

    So high and dry up there... physically and locationally speaking of course. :slight_smile:
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  7. Giovannilucano

    Giovannilucano Devotee (412) Feb 24, 2011 New Jersey

    Even here in the Big Horns, I drink water like crazy to stay hydrated!!!!
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  8. jmdrpi

    jmdrpi Poo-Bah (6,454) Dec 11, 2008 Pennsylvania

    12,305 ft after hiking to the top of Baker Peak, Nevada in Great Basin National Park
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  9. Beer_Loving_Brandon

    Beer_Loving_Brandon Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2015 Mississippi

    Somewhere in Colorado. Most likely on one of the peaks at Keystone. I still carry a flask to "keep warm" when skiing/boarding.
  10. EmperorBevis

    EmperorBevis Poo-Bah (5,811) Sep 25, 2011 United Kingdom (England)
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    The highest I've been drinking a beer was when I thought my television was Marc Bolan and offered him a beer....
    ...oh actual height elevation
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  11. Yohann

    Yohann Aspirant (230) Apr 29, 2014 Wisconsin

    Indoors: 11,240 ft (Two Elks at Vail)
    Outdoors: 13,000 ft (summit at A Basin)
  12. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (6,910) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    ~5100 feet in Casper but on the mountain, add 3000 feet.
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