Stewart Peak (13,983′), Baldy Chato (13,401′), and “Column Ridge” (13,795′) | Colorado | 10/17/20

Stewart Peak (13,983') | CO Rank: 55/637 Baldy Chato (13,401') | CO Rank: Unranked "Column Ridge" (13,795') | CO Rank: Unranked San Juan Range | La Garita Wilderness | Creede, CO 10/17/20 | 9.8 miles | 3,373' gain | Class 1/2 For our last 13er trip of 2020, Allie and I had our sights set …

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Beaver Brook Trail (West) | Colorado | 10/03/20

Beaver Brook Trail (West) | Jefferson County Open Space Golden, CO | 10/03/20 | 9.33 miles | 2,623' gain I unexpectedly found myself back at Genesee Park just two days after my first visit. A series of unfortunate events in the morning (my friend slept through her alarm and missed our planned 13er and then …

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Pineridge Natural Area | Colorado | Fall 2020

Pineridge Natural Area | Fort Collins Natural Areas Fort Collins, CO | 09/27/20 | 6.97 miles | 525' gain Pineridge Natural Area is a small open space just outside Fort Collins. I visited twice in the Fall of 2020 to walk/hike. It's not terribly scenic but it's a great spot for locals to exercise or …

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Meyers Homestead & Josie Heath Trails | Colorado | 09/26/20

Meyers Homestead & Josie Heath Trails | Walker Ranch Open Space Boulder, CO | 09/26/20 | 7.41 miles | 1,046' gain MG: Meyers Gulch Trailhead, WR: Walker Ranch Loop Trailhead This was not our planned hike. We intended on using one of our precious few fall weekends to drive down to St. Elmo and climb …

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Mount Edwards (13,850′) and McClellan Mountain (13,587′) | Colorado | 09/19/20

Mount Edwards (13,850') | CO Rank: 83/637 McClellan Mountain (13,587') | CO Rank: Unranked Front Range | Arapaho National Forest | Georgetown, CO 09/19/20 | 5.21 miles | 2,488' gain | Class 2 This is likely the shortest and easiest way to summit Mount Edwards and McClellan Mountain. Tori and I drove the Tacoma up …

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