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 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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Mount Elbert (14,443′) Attempt & Scouting for Elk Hunting | Colorado | 06/13/20-06/14/20

Mount Elbert (14,443') Attempt | CO Rank: 1/53 Sawatch Range | San Isabel National Forest | Twin Lakes, CO 06/13/20 | 7.48 miles | 2,177' gain | Class 1 For my husband Kyle's birthday weekend, we (mostly me) decided to climb a 14er. Not just any 14er, but the tallest one in Colorado, Mount Elbert! …

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