Dyer Mountain (13,855′), Gemini Peak (13,951′), and Mount Sherman (14,036′) | Colorado | 07/30/20

Dyer Mountain (13,855') | CO Rank: 81/637 Gemini Peak (13,951') | CO Rank: Unranked Mount Sherman (14,036') | CO Rank: 45/637 Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Fairplay, CO 07/30/20 | 6.45 miles | 2,833' gain | Class 2 I hadn't successfully climbed a 14er since September of 2018. I'd attempted at least five …

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Mount Oklahoma (13,845′) | Colorado | 07/18/20

Mount Oklahoma (13,845') | CO Rank: 85/637 Sawatch Range | Mount Massive Wilderness | Leadville, CO 07/18/20 | 8.23 miles | 3,405' | Class 2 Finally our schedules all aligned and Allie, Tori, and I set out to climb a 13er together (instead of me hiking with each of them separately). Allie picked Mount Oklahoma, …

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Lenawee Mountain (13,204′) and “Southwest Lenawee” (13,180′) | Colorado | 07/12/20

Lenawee Mountain (13,204') | CO Rank: 484/637 "Southwest Lenawee" (13,180') | CO Rank: Unranked Front Range | White River National Forest | Montezuma, CO 07/12/20 | 9.22 miles | 3,211' gain | Class 2+ Lenawee Mountain (pronounced len-uh-way) was one of those mountains that I was really excited to climb. Its proximity to Denver and …

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Kuss Peak (13,548′), Mosquito Peak (13,781′), and Treasurevault Mountain (13,701′) | Colorado | 07/10/20

Kuss Peak (13,548') | CO Rank: Unranked Mosquito Peak (13,781') | CO Rank: 115/637 Treasurevault Mountain (13,701') | Unranked Mosquito Range | Pike National Forest | Alma, CO 07/10/20 | 8.25 miles | 2,818' gain | Class 2 I really needed to climb a mountain. After yet another failed 14er attempt the weekend before, I …

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Mount of the Holy Cross (14,005′) Attempt | Colorado | 07/03/20-07/04/20

Mount of the Holy Cross (14,005') Attempt | CO Rank: 51/53 Sawatch Range | Holy Cross Wilderness | Minturn, CO 07/03/20-07/04/20 | 11.16 miles | 4,420' gain | Class 1 & 2 Another weekend without a summit...it was at this point that I started to feel that something was wrong with me. Why can I …

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