Friday, July 25, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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Tim and Lisa Townsend's living room wall has a monument to their achievement: climbing the highest points in all 50 states. The only peak Lisa did not climb with Tim was Denali. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
The Townsends have photos of all their climbing accomplishments. Tim is one of approximately 250 people to have reached the highest point in all 50 states. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Lisa Townsend, in her Davis living room, says of husband Tim's five attempts to climb Denali, "Each time I saw him go back, I knew he'd have the sense to turn around if things were bad." Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Tim Townsend stands at a camp along the climb up Denali. Courtesy photo
Courtesy photo
Whiteouts were common on Tim Townsend's climbs up and down Denali. Courtesy photo
Tim Townsend, right, smiles from the highest point in the United States, Mount McKinley, aka Denali. Courtesy photo