Flagstaff Mountain (6,983′) via Chapman Drive | Colorado | 05/16/20

Flagstaff Mountain (6,983') via Chapman Drive | Boulder OSMP Boulder, CO | 05/16/20 | 7.69 miles | 1,441' gain Back in Boulder with Tori again! (There are SO many trails in Boulder!) A few days before this hike, Tori had texted me and asked if I'd made it to the true summit of Flagstaff Mountain …

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Shanahan/Big Bluestem Loop | Colorado | 05/12/20

Shanahan/Big Bluestem Loop | Boulder OSMP Boulder, CO | 05/12/20| 4.97 miles | 876' gain I met up with my friend Tori for a quick hike before work. Boulder is always convenient and there are infinite trails to choose from. This loop was perfect for a morning workout! We met at the Shanahan Ridge Trailhead, …

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Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006′) | Colorado | 05/03/20

Pennsylvania Mountain (13,006') | CO Rank: 635/637 Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 05/03/20 | 5.47 miles | 1,606' gain | Class 1 Pennsylvania Mountain is in the running to be the easiest 13er in Colorado, so the number of tries it took me to actually summit falls into the "embarrassing" category. …

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North Sterling State Park Mini-Hikes | Colorado | 04/18/20

  Balanced Rock Trail | North Sterling State Park Sterling, CO | 04/18/20| 0.34 miles | 45' gain The goal was to find a place to hike with as few people as possible (due to coronavirus). Heading east (the opposite direction of the mountains) is a surefire way to avoid anything that could even resemble …

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